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Senate Considers Resolution Supporting Ban on Export of Toxic E-Waste to Developing Nations

September 18th, 2008

Washington, DC—Leaders of a campaign to protect the public from toxic chemicals in electronics applauded Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) for introducing a Senate resolution yesterday (Senate Resolution 663) that calls for the U.S. to join other nations in banning the export of toxic e-waste to developing countries. The resolution was previously introduced in the House …

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Report: U.S. lax on exports of toxic e-waste from old e-gear

September 18th, 2008
By Julie Schmit USA Today

Media Center – Press Coverage USA Today September 18 2008 By Julie Schmit Report: U.S. lax on exports of toxic e-waste from old e-gear U.S. regulators aren’t enforcing even limited laws against exporting toxic waste from used electronics, the Government Accountability Office said Wednesday. The GAO report is the first time the government has come …

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