TITLE

Banning vs. managing `dirty dozen' pollutants

AUTHOR(S)
Santoro, Lara
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/16/99, Vol. 91 Issue 55, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on international efforts to ban the use of the `dirty dozen,' 12 of the most toxic pesticides and industrial chemicals. The 100 countries involved in the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee as trying to decide how strict the ban should be on persistent organic pollutants (pops); Plans for a treaty by 2005; How the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Program is guiding the effort.
ACCESSION #
1542065

 

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