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  • Brazil Bans DDT

    Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

    Brazilian President Lula just signed a law banning all manufacture, import, export, stocking, sale or use of the organochlorine pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, more commonly known as DDT.  The law also requires (a) the incineration of all existing DDT stocks in Brazil within 30 days; (b) federal agencies to complete a study within two years of the environmental […]

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    R$14.2 mn. to Clean Up Organochloride Contamination in Santo André / R$14,2 milhões para a remediação de poluição de produtos organoclorados em Santo André

    Monday, March 9th, 2009

    From the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES): BNDES approves R$ 14.2 million to Technological Research Institute of São Paulo to clean waters and subsoil of S. André The directors of BNDES, the Development Bank, approved a technological support line, in the amount of R$ 14.2 million, with non-reimbursable funds, to the Technological Research Institute of São […]

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