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TAG: DuPont

Dow, DuPont agree to merge

December 11, 2015By

DuPont and Dow Chemical, parent company of Dow AgroSciences, agreed to merge, the New York Times reports. The deal is an all stock “merger of equals.” The combined company will be known as DowDuPont. It plans to split into three separate companies, consisting of agricultural chemicals, specialty products and materials, like plastics. The companies expect the merger to be completed... read more

Tightening things up

September 21, 2015By
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Despite hardships, Jonathan Rigsbee’s North Carolina lawn care business continues to grow. Jonathan Rigsbee knows how to make the best out of a bad situation. Throughout his green industry career, the president and CEO of GrowinGreen, a Kernersville, N.C.-based lawn care company, has experienced ups, downs and everything in between. Perseverance and innovation have helped the company thrive in ways... read more

Bayer closes deal on DuPont assets

December 4, 2014By

On Dec. 1, Bayer CropScience completed its acquisition of certain DuPont crop protection and land management assets in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand. “We are striving to further expand the leadership position of Environmental Science, and this acquisition is a milestone which underlines our growth ambitions,” said Liam Condon, Bayer CropScience CEO. “Through this acquisition we become... read more

Bayer acquires DuPont assets

October 30, 2014By

Bayer CropScience purchased certain crop protection and land management assets from DuPont in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand. The transaction is expected to close in Q4 2014, subject to customary regulatory approvals. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. This acquisition allows Bayer’s Environmental Science business unit to expand its product portfolio to include weed... read more

DuPont to pay up for FIFRA violations from Imprelis

September 16, 2014By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) came to a settlement with DuPont for alleged violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). DuPont will pay a $1,853,000 penalty to resolve allegations the company failed to submit reports to EPA about potential adverse effects of an herbicide product called Imprelis and sold it with labeling that did not ensure its safe... read more

DuPont to settle Imprelis claims

February 25, 2013By
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PHILADELPHIA—According to a report by Bloomberg News, DuPont Co. has “won a federal judge’s approval to settle class-action claims that its Imprelis herbicide damaged trees at tens of thousands of homes and golf courses.” Read the article in its entirety here. read more