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Vietnam-Strictly control the import of used goods, resolutely re-export consignments of imported scrap in violation of regulations

by admin | September 3, 2019

On August 22, at a meeting with representatives of 11 ministries and branches to discuss measures to strictly control the import of used goods and re-export of imported scrap cargo violating regulations, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan suggested that ministries and agencies focus on reviewing regulations on used goods banned […]

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TEJAS STATEMENT – AUGUST 2, 2019 BAYTOWN EXXONMOBIL OLEFINS PLANT – POLYPROPYLENE FIRE & EXPLOSION

by Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services | August 5, 2019

July 31, 2019, at 11:00am ExxonMobil Olefins Plant, a petrochemical facility located in Baytown, Texas next to ExxonMobil refinery experienced an explosion at 11:00 am. A polypropylene unit erupted in flames from causes yet to be known. Polypropylene is a plastic feedstock derived from the processing of natural gas. Natural gas goes through “gas separation” […]

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News, Plastic Policies, Press Release

Supreme Court: Local Governments Can Ban Single-Use Plastics

by Alliance of Zero Waste Indonesia | July 24, 2019

Jakarta, 17th of July 2019. On Thursday, 23rd of May 2019, the Supreme Court through the Court Decision Number 29 P/HUM/2019 decided to reject the judicial review from the Indonesian Plastic Recycling Association (ADUPI), CV Cahya Jaya, and PT Hartono Sinar Cemerlang Plasindo. The Supreme Court ruled that Bali Governor Regulation No. 97 of 2018 […]

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