What are the strategies for sustainable chemical production?
New environmental challenges require a new way of thinking by the hydrocarbon processing industry
Globally speaking, there is an exalted awareness of
environmental degradation caused by industrial activities
including the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI).
Scientists and environmental groups are linking industrial
activity as the potential source for greenhouse gas (GHG)
emissions, stratospheric ozone depletion, acid rain and
acidification, eutrophication, soil degradation, technological
hazards, chemical mists and fog. Some climate experts and other
scientists believe that these conditions may pose potential
damage to human beings. Indeed, this potential effect is the
topic of many discussions at both national and international
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