Threat to environment from trade deal discussed at Trade Union seminar

Michael Ewing, Coordinator of the Environmental Pillar, recently spoke at the TTIP Seminar as part of the IMPACT Divisional Conference, on 22nd May, 2015.  The presentation emphasised the core issues surrounding TTIP such as the ISDS (Investor-State Dispute Settlement) mechanism, transparency and regulatory coherence, and the main environmental concerns, relating to climate change, toxic food waste and chemicals.
Also present were Ms Penny Clarke (Head of EU Policy, European Federation of Public Service Unions [EPSU]); Ms Esther Lynch (Legislation & Legal Affairs Officer, Irish Congress of Trade Unions [ICTU]);  Ms Lynn Boylan (Member of the European Parliament [MEP], Sinn Féin, Dublin); with Facilitator Mr Kevin Callinan (Deputy General Secretary IMPACT)
See presentation below for further information regarding the implications of TTIP.
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