Monthly Archives: March 2014

New Danish governmental strategy plan to control hazardous chemicals

      Today, a new national strategy plan for the Danish efforts on the control of chemical was made public by the Danish Minister for The Environment, Kirsten Brosbøl. The plan will cost about 25 mio. €, and and it will be running from 2014-2017.  The main aim is to protect the life of the Danes…
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The PCB renovation of a public school in Denmark delayed

In the years  1965-1975, when PCB was much used in Danish buildings, many public schools and other institutions were constructed. Now, it has been discovered that many of these buildings have serious PCB problems. One of the first schools, where PCB was discovered in 2009, was "Frederiksberg Skole" in the small town of Sorø. This…
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New global chemical risk assessment network

The World Health Organization (WHO) has for many years hosted the International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) with a lot important activities regards information, training, guidance and publications on hazardous chemicals, including 243 Environmental Health Criteria Documents. IPCS has now started a new activity by establishing the WHO Chemical Risk Assessment Network, a global network…
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GIGA – a Chinese database for green building products

GIGA was created by an internationally recognized team of architects in Shanghai, China, leaded by Canadian born Raefer Wallis: AOO was struggling to build green in China, and GIGA helped to make green building easy by simplifying how designers find, select and manage materials. Following their successful completion of Asia's first carbon neutral hotel in Shanghai, GIGA was…
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