Obama's green policies give biopolymers a boost

07/28/2009 | ICIS Chemical Business (U.K.)

The climate bill backed by President Barack Obama is expected to raise the profile of biopolymers as eco-friendly alternatives to traditional plastics. With sales climbing, Blair, Neb.-based NatureWorks, which produces polylactic acid based on corn, has doubled its production capacity of PLA, branded Ingeo, to 140,000 metric tons per year.

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