Cozier, Muriel
August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/14/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 31, p33
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the report from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). The reports shows that industrial chemical releases in North America fell by 20 percent in 1998-2003. The report found that 23,816 units in the U.S. and Canada released 3 million tonnes of chemicals in 2003. U.S. facilities had a bigger decline in emissions than those in Canada. CEC Executive Director William Kennedy said that It is encouraging to see the reductions in releases.


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