Litigation against polluters can you sue another

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LITIGATION AGAINST POLLUTERS Can you sue another country? If so, where do you file your lawsuit? In the impacted country? In 1988, Austrian Court issued an award against former Czechoslovakia in an Austrian court? So what? In the home country of the polluter? Non-US citizens may sue US companies that cause environmental damage abroad. However, claims must touch and concern the US in some way. Where do you go for relief?
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INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION Commitment to reduce GHG emissions. Doha Amendment increased reduction commitment. US didn’t sign. Canada and Russia withdrew in 2012 and 2013. Kyoto Protocol Transport of wastes from the US and Western European nations to developing nations. Convention regulates certain hazardous wastes. Must properly label the wastes. Receiving government must approve receipt. The BASEL
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