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Product Carbon Labeling Takes Shape in South Korea

Product Carbon Labeling Takes Shape in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea, July 28, 2008 (ENS) – The South Korean government has decided that selected products will carry labels in the marketplace to show the size of their carbon footprints. During the testing phase, just 10 products will get carbon labels, but if the program is successful, it will be used more widely. The…

Rehab Prospects Good After Korea's Worst Oil Spill

Rehab Prospects Good After Korea's Worst Oil Spill

SEOUL, South Korea, December 31, 2007 (ENS) – The prospects for environmental rehabilitation after the worst oil spill in South Korean history are good due to “quick and effective action” by the Korean authorities, a joint United Nations-European Commission Assessment Team has found. The team said in its initial report that emergency assistance was not…