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GAO Releases New Report on Toxic E-Waste Export: EPA unable to enforce rules, holds “little concern for the environment”

September 17th, 2008

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report on electronic waste today during a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment.

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Audit: US Exporting Harmful E-waste to Other Countries

September 17th, 2008
By Grant Gross IDG News Service

Media Center – Press Coverage Audit: US Exporting Harmful E-waste to Other Countries IDG News Service September 17 2008 By Grant Gross The U.S. is shipping used electronic devices containing toxic substances overseas, with little regulation and enforcement to protect people and the environment in those countries, according to a government auditor’s report. Multiple U.S. …

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E-waste crackdown needed, GAO study says

September 17th, 2008
By Frank Davies San Jose Mercury News

Media Center – Press Coverage San Jose Mercury News September 17 2008 By Frank Davies E-waste crackdown needed, GAO study says STUDY: U.S. HAS DONE LITTLE TO STOP TOXIC MATERIALS FROM ENDANGERING FOREIGN WORKERS WASHINGTON – U.S. regulators have done little to stop the export of used computers and other electronic products with toxic materials …

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