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Save the Date - Boilermakers 2014 LEAP Conference

U.S. exports jobs, imports pollution

President Newton B. Jones

Asia sends us more than just tainted manufactured goods

SINCE AT LEAST the 1990s, scientists have known that pollution from Asia travels on the jet stream, carrying black carbon, nitrous oxide, particulates, and other contaminants to North America and other places in its path. On some days, Asian-sourced pollution accounts for 20 percent of West Coast smog. It brings haze deep into the continent. And it deposits mercury into our lakes and streams.

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46th Annual LEAP Conference

April 28 - May 1, 2014
Washington, DC

School for Workers - Advanced Class

July 13 - 18, 2014
Madison, WI

School for Workers - Basic Class

July 6 - 11, 2014
Madison, WI

2014 Industrial Sector Operations Conference

July 29 - 31, 2014
Las Vegas, NV

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