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Concern in El Salvador over potential burning of obsolete pesticides
March 10th, 2010
The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA), the International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN) and Pesticide Action Network Latin America (RAPAL) sent a letter to the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources of El Salvador, Eng. Herman Rosa Chávez, expressing deep concern over the possibility of burning waste with the pesticide toxaphene in cement kilns operated by the local company CESSA, a local subsidiary of Holcim.
Urban Resilience and Justice in SoW 2009
by SanskritiStuff I Do: Experiences and Encounters i Pune
October 11th, 2009
One of the two panel discussions at the Pune launch of the Indian edition of the State of the World 2009 was ‘The Urban Perspective: Resilience, Justice and Governance’.
Factsheet on wastepickers and climate change
Wastepickers reduce greenhouse gas emissions through increased recycling; yet they are increasingly in conflict with "waste-to-energy" projects.
Toxic Wastes and Race at 20
Report shows minorities in the United States hurt by environmental injustice


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