EPA Stalls In Initial Push To Curb Impact Of Global Plastic Waste Limits

October 7, 2019
The United States in recent low-level talks within the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) stalled in its attempt to gain support for a proposal that would effectively block limits that the group of the world’s wealthiest countries is considering on trade in plastic recyclables, says a source familiar with the talks. At the same time, during the talks, the U.S. government backed off to a degree from trying to expand existing free trade in plastic recyclables to also...

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