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Asbestos, Rotterdam & the Feds: Understanding the new policy in Canada

30. October 2012

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Kathleen Ruff HazMat Magazine, Fall 2012, page 22, http://issuu.com/glaciermedia/docs/hmm2012fall01/23?mode=a_p In an extraordinary and dramatic turn of events, the Canadian government has announced that it will no longer oppose the listing of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous substance under the Rotterdam Convention. Industry Minister, Christian Paradis, made the announcement at 3 pm on Friday, September 14 [...]

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