Canadian Imports of Hazardous Waste Decline in 2001

OTTAWA, July 9, 2002 -Canadian imports of hazardous waste for landfilling without pre-treatment declined for the second year in a row according to figures released today by Environment Canada. Imports for landfilling without pre-treatment totaled 106,000 tonnes in 2001, down 34 per cent from 2000 levels (160,000 tonnes), and down by 55 per cent from 1999 levels, when they peaked at 235,000 tonnes.
http://www.ec.gc.ca/press/2002/020709_n_e.htm

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