Project STOP: Press Kit
News Release: Calgary, Alberta, Canada (August 28, 2018) – NOVA Chemicals today announced a three-year investment of nearly $2 million (1.5 million EUR) to prevent plastic debris from reaching the ocean.
“NOVA Chemicals is helping to shape a world where products vital to our health and happiness are even better tomorrow than they are today. We are proud to support Project STOP and take action to address the issue of marine plastic pollution.”
-Todd Karran, President and CEO, NOVA Chemicals
“Plastics are too valuable to be thrown away or left as litter. We’re working with Project STOP to find high-impact solutions to prevent plastic pollution in critical locations around the world”
-John Thayer, Senior Vice President, Polyethylene Business at NOVA Chemicals
Jennifer Nanz – Communications
About NOVA Chemicals
NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals and plastic resins that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned ultimately by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Forward Looking Statements:
This news release contains forward-looking statements, including the expected capital investment in, and timing of start-up of, the two growth projects in Ontario and expected timing of start-up of the proposed joint venture with Borealis and Total. By their nature, forward-looking statements require NOVA Chemicals to make assumptions and are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties. NOVA Chemicals’ forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. In addition, the forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this news release, and except as required by applicable law, NOVA Chemicals undertakes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements to reflect new information, subsequent events or otherwise.