TITLE

Chlor-alkali sector welcomes UNEP decision on global convention on mercury

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Chemical Business;Mar2009, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Euro Chlor, representing the European Chlorine-Alkali industry, together with the global chlorine industry, is supporting efforts through the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) for the protection of the environment and public health. Euro Chlor will be cooperating with governments and other stakeholders to implement the global mercury treaty of the UNEP Governing Council, which reduces mercury uses and emissions of mercury-based chlorine producers not only in Europe but also globally.
ACCESSION #
37803967

 

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