Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Guts Enviro Laws – WikiLeaks

The Environment Chapter of the deal exposed.

Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) – Environment Consolidated Text

Today, 15 January 2014, WikiLeaks released the secret draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Environment Chapter and the corresponding Chairs’ Report. The TPP transnational legal regime would cover 12 countries initially and encompass 40 per cent of global GDP and one-third of world trade. The Environment Chapter has long been sought by journalists and environmental groups. The released text dates from the Chief Negotiators’ summit in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 19-24 November 2013. . . .  

(whole article and TPP chapter contents)

http://wikileaks.org/tpp-enviro/

STOP THE TPP! see Flush the TPP website.

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9 thoughts on “Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Guts Enviro Laws – WikiLeaks

  1. I know this don’t belong here but it good to know.
    I did a search
    How to clean up water that has Strontium 90 in it ?

    Public Health Statement for Strontium Sr-90
    In the body, strontium behaves very much like calcium. A large portion of the strontium will accumulate in bone. In adults, strontium mostly attaches to the surfaces of bones. In children, whose bones are still growing, strontium may be used by the body to create the hard bone mineral itself.
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    Unlocking algal secrets may help clean up radioactive isotopes
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    What’s next: Eco friendly ways to clean nuclear waste
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    Green Algae Could Help Clean up Radioactive Nuclear Waste
    http://inhabitat.com/green-algae-could-help-clean-up-radioactive-nuclear-waste/
    INL scientists mobilize bacteria to build cement ‘prison’ for old radioactive waste
    https://inlportal.inl.gov/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=1269&mode=2&featurestory=DA_566162

    I should have done a search by saying this
    How to filter Cesium And Strontium 90 from tap water ?

  2. Mystery solved: Why dogs spin in circles before doing their business.
    They spin in circles before they lay down as well.
    http://news.yahoo.com/magnetic-field-keeps-dogs-in-line-during-bathroom-breaks–study-184949050.html

    Toxic Methylmercury-Producing Microbes More Widespread Than Realized
    It can come airborne from plant life.
    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130912155529.htm
    Methylmercury
    http://toxics.usgs.gov/definitions/methylmercury.html

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