July 13, 2009 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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July 13, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 28
July 13, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 28
Makers of electronic chemicals remain committed to innovation despite hard times
By Jean-François Tremblay
(pp. 10-14)
Scrubbing methods to capture carbon from power plants are advancing to the demonstration phase (pp. 18-20)
Government & Policy
House and Senate are on track to boost funds at several science agencies in 2010 (pp. 23-25)
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(pp. 32-33)