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Michael Bloomberg

FORMOSA
US court reinstates air quality permit for Sunshine Project / Path to realisation remains long
31.01.2024
US INDUSTRY
Congress reintroduces bill to extend producer responsibility, control resin production / Trade groups warn of stagnation in chemicals, plastics
11.12.2023
SHELL
Shutdown of PE production at US site set to continue / Residents criticise odours, flaring
25.05.2023
ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION USA
Two groups plan to file lawsuit against Shell / Activists claim US plant violated pollution rules
14.02.2023
SHELL
Mammoth cracker starts up in US / Annual PE output of 1.6 mn t / Project remains divisive
21.11.2022
PETROCHEMICALS USA
Bloomberg-backed anti-pollution campaign takes aim at US petchem expansion / Plastics industry fires back / EPA launches environmental justice office
10.10.2022
SINGLE-USE PLASTICS
Will the coronavirus pandemic turn the tide back to disposables? / US moves away from plastic bans / Industry will face “major challenges” in the aftermath
27.03.2020
PLASTIC CARRIER BAGS
Governor signs bill overturning New York City bag charge / Taskforce to draft new proposals
20.02.2017
PLASTIC CARRIER BAGS
New York City retailers to charge 5 cents for plastic bags from October / Close vote in city council / Some exemptions / Anti-regulation attempts in some US states
18.05.2016
PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT
New York's EPS foam ban overturned / City vows to appeal / Judge accepts industry's arguments that recycling is viable / Some restaurant owners have switched to paper
28.09.2015
PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT
New York PS foam ban headed to state supreme court / Industry and restaurant owners call legislation a sham / City claims recycling is not economically feasible
14.05.2015
PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT
New York City goes ahead with planned ban on EPS food packaging / Rigid PS unaffected / Officials say recycling is infeasible / Chemistry Council says legislation will hurt economy
13.01.2015
PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT
City council in New York votes "no" to further use of polystyrene one-way products / Amendment to find options before legislation goes into effect mid-2015
13.01.2014
MCDONALD'S
Phasing out polystyrene hot beverage containers across the US / Response to pressure by shareholders, advocacy group
22.10.2013
PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT
ACC responds to New York mayor's call for ban on EPS in foodservice and drink containers / Study highlights costs of implementing proposals
05.04.2013
PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT
New York mayor Bloomberg calls for citywide polystyrene ban / Industry and business response critical
19.02.2013
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