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In My Opinion: Setting the record straight on BAN funding and motivation

Published: January 21, 2016
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Last year, in the pages of E-Scrap News, the Basel Action Network (BAN) called out a growing trend of waste trade denial. Josh Lepawsky, co-author of a study we critiqued for diminishing the significance of e-waste export from developed to developing countries, responded in the December 2015 E-Scrap News magazine with a critique of his own.

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Details offered on e-Stewards GPS tracking program

Published: October 20, 2016
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World / kentoh, Shutterstock_197220833The e-Stewards standard and certification program announced details today on a plan to regularly use GPS tracking devices as an enforcement and verification tool. This announcement comes on the heels of the Basel Action Network’s controversial e-scrap tracking study that also used GPS devices.

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With lawsuit dismissed, BAN furthers accusations against Intercon

Published: October 22, 2015
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After a long-simmering defamation lawsuit was dismissed this month, the Basel Action Network has gone on the offensive. A report released by BAN today indicates Intercon Solutions, a Chicago-area processor that appears to be inactive, exported at least 167 containers of scrap material to Hong Kong and other Asian ports between 2010 and 2011.

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