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Handful of countries seek to block safety requirements in UN Convention

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca At the Rotterdam Convention conference taking place in Geneva today, country after country called for chrysotile asbestos to be put on the Convention’s list of hazardous substances, as recommended by the Convention’s scientific body (the Chemical Review Committee). Rolph Payet, executive director of the Rotterdam, Basel and Stockholm Conventions, called on countries [...]

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