TITLE

UnPOPular thresholds

AUTHOR(S)
Cozier, Muriel; Baker, John
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;11/27/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 45, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the discontent surrounding the policy toward persistent organic pollutant (POP) issues two years after the European Union's ratification of the Stockholm Convention on POP in November 2004. The disagreement rests on the thresholds set by the European Commission that decide whether waste-containing POP are recycled and used as building materials, sent for permanent storage, or incinerated. It is the trans-boundary movement of such materials that is becoming a concern. INSET: DISAGREEMENTS OVER DDT.
ACCESSION #
23413136

 

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