January 26, 2009 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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January 26, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 4
January 26, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 4
Makers of cleaning products and detergents seek the sweet spot between products that are green and products that clean
By Michael McCoy
(pp. 13-19)
Government & Policy
Biotech fish, livestock set groundwork for regulating emerging industry (pp. 25-28)
ACS News
Salt Lake City, March 22–26 (p.53)
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