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26 September 2001
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Autor/in: AsiaPort/Financial Times/Hoover's Online

Weng said the promotion of advanced technologies such as converters, continuous casting and tandem rolling has greatly reduced the industry's consumption of energy and raw materials over the last few years, and cut down air pollution and solid waste...

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20 September 2001
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Autor/in: Reuters

Shares in Dofasco Inc. closed down 8 percent yesterday after the Ontario Environment Ministry said the steel producer faced three charges related to a wash oil spill last year that may harm the quality of water in Hamilton Harbour near Toronto.

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20 September 2001
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Autor/in: Reuters

Shares in Dofasco Inc. closed down 8 percent yesterday after the Ontario Environment Ministry said the steel producer faced three charges related to a wash oil spill last year that may harm the quality of water in Hamilton Harbour near Toronto.

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10 September 2001
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Autor/in: Lesley Wroughton, Reuters

Under pressure to act against growing industrial pollution, the Canadian province of Ontario said last week it would order nickel giants Inco Ltd. and Falconbridge Ltd. to reduce harmful emissions from their large smelting operations in Sudbury.

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10 September 2001
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Autor/in: Reuters

Teck-Cominco Ltd. accepted responsibility last week and admitted its has some image rebuilding to do after its errors allowed workers to be exposed to toxic thallium, which was also allowed to enter a river at its Trail, British Columbia, lead smelter.

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7 September 2001
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Autor/in: Canada NewsWire

The Ministry of the Environment is proposing to order INCO [International Nickel Company] and Falconbridge to take strong action to drastically improve Sudbury's air quality and reduce emissions [from their smelters] that cause acid rain.

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4 September 2001
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Autor/in: Public Citizen

Agency Must Act Now to Prevent Further Deaths from Beryllium Exposure, Public Citizen, PACE Say - The government should immediately lower workers’ exposure to beryllium, Public Citizen and the Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical & Energy Workers...

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31 August 2001
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Autor/in: Centre for Science and Environment, Down to Earth

Dioxins are among the deadliest chemicals known to humans...Dioxins are released mostly from burning of chlorinated compounds e.g, from garbage, medical waste and toxic chemicals. Dioxins from incinerators contaminate the air, water and food passing...

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30 August 2001
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Autor/in: Reuters

Teck-Cominco Ltd. is trying to determine how 65 workers at its Trail, British Columbia, lead smelter were contaminated with thallium, a toxic metal linked to nerve damage, the company said this week [Canada]

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28 August 2001
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Autor/in: Terri Theodore, Canadian Press, in The Province [Vancouver]

Carpenters and boilermakers who were unknowingly working on a toxic job site have been found with levels of poisonous thallium up to 27 times what's considered dangerous.

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