Texas Supreme Court Decision in Bostic v. Georgia Pacific Corporation Holds with ACA’s Amicus ArgumentsTuesday, July 22, 2014
On July 11, the Texas Supreme Court issued its decision in Bostic v. Georgia Pacific Corporation, rejecting arguments by the plaintiffs' counsel that "any exposure" to asbestos is sufficient to cause mesothelioma – a decision that concurs with ACA’s arguments in an amicus brief submitted to the court in the case on Aug. 22, 2013.
Several Northeastern states in the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) and local California Air Districts have recently proposed amendments, or will likely propose amendments next year, to their regulations governing volatile organic compound (VOC) limits in architectural and industrial maintenance (AIM) coatings.
KH Neochem Co., Ltd. has increased production capacity of 2-ethyl hexanoic acid by 10 percent at its plant in Yokkaichi, Japan.
Bayer MaterialScience is closing its site in Darmstadt, Germany.
Huntsman recently celebrated the completion of a new €38 million iron sulfate plant at its titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment manufacturing facility in Scarlino, Italy.
ACA Submits Amicus Brief in Texas Supreme Court Case, Occidental Chemical Corporation v. Jason JenkinsTuesday, July 08, 2014
On July 7, ACA filed an amicus brief in the Texas Supreme Court in a case in which the Houston Court of Appeals imposed forever liability on a previous owner of real property for improvements designed by licensed engineers and constructed by the plant owner, notwithstanding two statutes of repose that require that any claims be brought within 10 years following design or construction.
Bayer Pearl has broken ground for construction of its new headquarters in Dubai Investments Park, UAE.
AkzoNobel is investing more than €6.5 million in its Songjiang site near Shanghai, China.
Carestream Tollcoating is upgrading its Oregon plant to enable cleaner, more precise coating operations and improve coater flexibility.