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Watchdog: Sarin, chlorine likely used in Syria in March 2017

June 13, 2018 |

The global chemical weapons watchdog says the nerve agent sarin and toxic chemical chlorine were “very likely” used as weapons in two attacks in central Syria in late March 2017.
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Syria opposition slams Idlib ‘onslaught’ amid new chlorine gas attack claims

February 7, 2018 |

The opposition Syrian National Coalition demanded the United Nations take immediate action Monday to stop what it described as a “barbaric onslaught” by Russian and Syrian forces in the northwestern province of Idlib amid new reports of a chlorine gas attack on civilians in the rebel-held area.
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Doctors: Chlorine gas used in attack

September 7, 2016 |

More than 100 people — including dozens of children — were admitted to hospital following a devastating bombing in rebel-held eastern Aleppo in which barrels of chlorine were allegedly dropped, medical groups say and activists say.
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Syrian Regime Accused of Chlorine Gas Attack

September 7, 2016 |

The Syrian regime has once again been accused of using poison gas on civilians, this time in an attack on a rebel-held area of Aleppo. Reuters reports that the Syrian Civil Defense rescue group says barrel bombs containing chlorine gas were dropped on the shattered city’s Sukkari neighborhood, causing at…
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Chlorine Leak From Railcar Closes Axiall Corp. Facility in West Virginia

August 28, 2016 |

A chlorine leak at an Axiall Corp. chemical plant in West Virginia caused a shutdown of the facility, the evacuation of nearby communities and the temporary closure of local roads, the chemical company said on Saturday.
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ISIS is using chlorine as a weapon, Australia’s Foreign Minister says

June 6, 2015 |

Smoke rises after what activists said were clashes with Islamic State fighters in Soran Azaz, Aleppo countrysideBy Morag MacKinnon PERTH (Reuters) – Islamic State militants have used chlorine as a weapon and are recruiting highly trained technicians in a serious bid to develop chemical weapons, Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop warned. In a speech to an international forum of nations that works to fight the spread of such weapons, Bishop said the rise of militant groups such as ISIS, also known as Daish, posed “one of the gravest security threats we face today.” “Apart from some crude and small scale endeavors, the conventional wisdom has been that the terrorist intention to acquire and weaponize chemical agents has been largely aspirational,” Bishop told a meeting of the Australia Group in Perth. “The use of chlorine by Daish, and its recruitment of highly technically trained professionals, including from the West, have revealed far more serious efforts in chemical weapons development,” she said.



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Dow Chemical to sell most chlorine assets in US$5b deal – THE BUSINESS TIMES

March 29, 2015 |

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Dow Chemical to sell most chlorine assets in US$ 5b deal
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[MIDLAND] Dow Chemical Co will separate a portion of its century-old chlorine business and sell it to Olin Corp in a tax-efficient deal worth US$ 5 billion as part of efforts to shed low-margin assets. The deal will make smaller rival Olin the world's largest …
Dow Chemical and Olin Corporation sign $ 5 billion deal for chlorine businessNY City News
Massive $ 5 billion industry shake-up: Dow sells off its chlorine business to OlinState Column
Dow Chemical sells chlorine business to Olin Corporation for $ 5 billionUncover California
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Dow Chemical-Olin merger to create an Industry leader in Chlorine sector – The Next Digit

March 28, 2015 |

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Dow Chemical-Olin merger to create an Industry leader in Chlorine sector
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Dow Chemical Co. (NASDAQ:DOW) and Olin Corporation (NASDAQ:OLN) announced on Friday about their merger, in turn creating an industry in the Chlorine sector. Investors at Dow will now hold 50.5 percent of the company while the rest will be owned by …
Dow Chemical forced to merge its chlorine business with Olin Corp for $ 5 billionMicroCap Observer
Dow Chemical to sell a huge share of its Chlorine business to OlinAmerican Register
Dow stops making one of its first productsMichigan Radio
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Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas

October 24, 2014 |

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2014, file photo, Army soldiers search Iraqis amid tight security during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq’s fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File)BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said Friday.



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Germany’s fear of ‘chlorine chicken’ complicates U.S. trade talks

July 14, 2014 |

Cage free hens are gathered at an egg farm in San Diego CountyBy Robin Emmott and Tom Körkemeier BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel once said she wished "for nothing more than a free-trade agreement between the USA and the EU". To the dismay of many in Brussels and Washington, Germans are now taking a very different view. A transatlantic pact would create a market of 800 million people and allow Germany to sell more of its luxury cars, trains and chemicals in the United States, an attractive proposition for an economy that has faltered in recent months. The difficulty of selling the benefits of a deal, which could generate $ 100 billion a year in economic growth for both the EU and the United States, is a sign of the challenge for governments seeking to contain a growing hostility to the talks.



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