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Envi Groups Dismayed over Hijack of Plastics Treaty Negotiations by Petrochem and Plastics Interests

As the third negotiations (INC3) for a global plastics treaty closed earlier this week, civil society organizations from different countries were disappointed over the seeming failure to move closer to a strong and binding global plastic agreement to end plastic…

Plastics Treaty Negotiations Held Hostage by Small Handful of Oil-Producing Countries

Civil Society Raises Alarm about Dysfunction in the Treaty Process   Nairobi, Kenya– In the final hours closing a week of negotiations (INC-3- Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee ) for a global plastics treaty, a small group of mostly oil and plastic-producing…

New York Sues PepsiCo Over Plastics Pollution in Buffalo River

New York State Attorney General Letitia James sued PepsiCo on Wednesday, claiming the corporation had endangered the environment and misled the public regarding its plans to get rid of single-use plastic packaging. By Cristen Hemingway Jaynes The attorney general’s office found that the food…