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PLASTICS Heads to the Hill in Support of NAFTA
PLASTICS Heads to the Hill in Support of NAFTA
October 24 was Lobby Day in the Senate in support of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). PLASTICS staff joined with representatives from other business associations and corporations to visit with trade staff in Senate offices to share the ...
PLASTICS Members Encouraged to Submit Comments to USTR on Trade Concerns with China, Russia
PLASTICS Members Encouraged to Submit Comments to USTR on Trade Concerns with China, Russia
In preparation for its annual reports to Congress, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking public comment and testimony on China�s and Russia�s compliance with World Trade Organization (WTO) obligations. Comments and requ...
DuPont and Archer Daniels Midland Win Fifth-Annual Innovation in Bioplastics Award
DuPont and Archer Daniels Midland Win Fifth-Annual Innovation in Bioplastics Award
The�Bioplastics�Division, a part of the�Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), today announced�DuPont Industrial Biosciences�and�Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)�as the winners of the�2017 Innovation in Bioplastics Award. The two companies developed a m...
PLASTICS Empowers Industry to Serve as Ambassadors, Launches This Is Plastics
PLASTICS Empowers Industry to Serve as Ambassadors, Launches This Is Plastics
The�Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS)�today launched�This Is Plastics, a resource created to turn plastic industry employees into ambassadors. It aims to educate and empower the U.S. plastics industry�s nearly one million employees to communicat...
Congress Shifts Gears to Tax Reform
Congress Shifts Gears to Tax Reform
The long-awaited Republican tax reform plan, the �United Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code,� was unveiled on September 27. Its authors, known as the �Big Six,� are House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Bra...
BLM Rescinds Previous Rule on Hydraulic Fracturing
BLM Rescinds Previous Rule on Hydraulic Fracturing
As 2017 came to an end, so did the Bureau of Land Management�s (BLM) 2015 effort to regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal lands.