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29-Jun-2006

Contact: Michael Bernstein
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American Chemical Society

What's new in green chemistry?

WASHINGTON Green bullets? Green sneakers? How about the U. S. debut of a green insect repellent? Tune into the just-launched ACS News Service's Weblog (http://acsnewsservice.typepad.com/) for those items and other news-grabbers from the 10th annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, being held this week.

A weblog, or blog as it's often called, is a journal on the Web. Weblogs deal with a range of topics and focus on groups of individuals with different interests and needs. The ACS News Service Weblog will bring journalists sights, sounds and newsbytes from selected major scientific conferences, among other events. We hope you will find the blog useful as a resource when researching stories and seeking expert sources.

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