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TAKE ACTION: Speak Up for Conflict Minerals Regulations - Care2 News Network

Thursday August 18, 2011, 11:03 pm Petition limited to U.S. ... should be world wide. Another news item arrived along with this action from www.enoughproject.org Setting the Record Straight on Congo's Conflict Minerals Posted by Enough Team on Aug 16, 2011 Last Monday, The New York Times op-ed by David Aronson sparked some heated debate, and stirred up serious concerns regarding the push toward certification in the Congo. The title of his op-ed “How Congress Devastated Congo” demonstrates the direct link that Aronson claims exists between the U.S. Dodd-Frank legislation and the economic problems in the Congo. He wrote: It’s a long way from the marble halls of Congress to the ailing mining towns of eastern Congo, but the residents of Nyabibwe and Nzibira know exactly what’s to blame for their economic woes. In response to this moot point—and several others put forth by Aron...

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