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EU - Environment Committee calls for deep sea drilling moratorium

In the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, MEPs want a freeze on any new deep sea drilling around the EU, pending a European Commission review into existing safety and liability rules.

Environment − 28-09-2010 - 14:23
Committee: Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

A non-legislative resolution on this subject - jointly submitted by Parliament's five largest political groups - was adopted in the Environment Committee with 46 votes in favour, 8 against and 3 abstentions. It will be voted in plenary next week, ahead of an EU Energy Council that is due to address the topic in mid October.


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Can-EU FTA (CETA) Impacts Environment, Ecosystems and Climate Change

Trade & Environment Fact Sheet By Janet Eaton, Sierra Club Canada for the Trade Justice Network, April 19, 2010 (http://www.tradejustice.ca)

 The Canada-E.U. Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations are based on commitments to place corporate profit and power before social and economic justice, democratic control, and ecological sustainability. Negotiations are progressing quickly and with little public scrutiny until now.

What is the threat we face? ... Read more »

New Trade Justice Network to Release Controversial Details of Canada- Europe Free Trade Talks

http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/New-Trade-Justice-Network-
Release-Controversial-Details-Canada-Europe-Free-Trade-Talks-
1149021.htm

Apr 16, 2010 10:41 ET

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 16, 2010) - On the occasion of the third round of Canada-European Union free trade negotiations in Ottawa (April 19 to 23), representatives of the newly formed Trade Justice Network, a cross-section of Canadian civil society organizations, will release new and controversial details about the proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) at a press conference on April 19.

This new information raises serious questions about the impact of a free trade agreement on social policy, environmental sustainability, culture, public procurement, intellectual property rights and a host of other areas in both Canada and Europe.

WHAT: Trade Justice Network press conference on Canada-EU free trade talks
... Read more »

New Trade Justice Network to Release Controversial Details of Canada- Europe Free Trade Talks

http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/New-Trade-Justice-Network-
Release-Controversial-Details-Canada-Europe-Free-Trade-Talks-
1149021.htm

Apr 16, 2010 10:41 ET

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 16, 2010) - On the occasion of the third round of Canada-European Union free trade negotiations in Ottawa (April 19 to 23), representatives of the newly formed Trade Justice Network, a cross-section of Canadian civil society organizations, will release new and controversial details about the proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) at a press conference on April 19.

This new information raises serious questions about the impact of a free trade agreement on social policy, environmental sustainability, culture, public procurement, intellectual property rights and a host of other areas in both Canada and Europe.

WHAT: Trade Justice Network press conference on Canada-EU free trade talks
... Read more »

            

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