Groups Urge Chemical Recycling Phase Out Ahead Of Plastics Treaty Talks

November 13, 2023
As the Biden administration prepares for the next phase of negotiations on an international plastics treaty, hundreds of environmental and other groups are urging the White House to set strict limits on plastics pollution and chemical recycling, including calling for EPA to phase out the recycling technology entirely over its waste and air-pollution impacts. “EPA should protect the integrity of the Solid Waste Disposal Act and stop spending taxpayer dollars promoting ‘chemical recycling,’” reads a Nov. 9 letter signed by...

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