Chemical Industry News Round-Up (4/6)

This week’s news round up from the Sun Team:

+ Access to clean water is vital for humanity – the researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have managed to develop a new way to purify contaminated water by using cellulose-based (wood-based) materials. This new process can aid communities that have inadequate water treatment solutions. Link to the Article

+ SEMPRA, a leader of liquefied natural gas (LNG) developments, have announced the approval of building the largest LNG exporting facility in the US in Port Arthur, TX – total Phase 1 estimated capital of over $10bn. Link to the Article

+ A research team in Osaka Metropolitan University have figured out a way to transform industrial waste into plastic by using artificial photosynthesis. This process allows low concentrations of CO2 produced by exhaust gas to be reused. Link to the Article