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Chemical Reaction: Green Chemistry—Safer from the Start

By: Steve Herman
Posted: October 3, 2008, from the March 2006 issue of GCI Magazine.

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From Nobel Prize research to Green Chemistry departments, from the EPA to industry associations, a massive effort is underway to make chemistry safer, and to communicate its value to the general public. The word “chemical” has been demonized far too long, and these efforts hopefully will create a much more positive image of the industry and its products. Warner symbolizes a new era where safety and concern for the environment are as important as covalent bonds and pH for anyone in the chemical field.