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Flaws In The Basel, Rotterdam And Stockholm Conventions Need To Be Addressed

The Basel Convention (1989), the Rotterdam Convention (1998) and the Stockholm Convention (2001) are the three primary global treaties that address and regulate the transport of toxic waste between the countries of the world.  The U.S. government has signed all three of these treaties, but we've not ratified any of them. At this point, I would encourage the Trump administration, as well as whomever, wins the 2020 elections to attempt to work with the United Nations Environmental Program at addressing two major flaws with these 3 conventions and to wait to send these treaties to Congress for ratification until two major oversights within them are addressed.