January 30, 2017 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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January 30, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 5
January 30, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 5
Opinions differ on whether a drop in approvals in 2016 was an anomaly or a worrisome sign about the health of the industry
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 28-32)
Three wins and three settlements, but so far no progress on a class action agreement with plaintiffs over perfluoroctanoic acid contamination of drinking water (pp. 17-19)
Technologies have become so good that only special detection devices can tell the difference (pp. 20-22)
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