Ozone treaty `must tackle CFC smuggling.'

Spurgeon, David
September 1997
Nature;9/18/1997, Vol. 389 Issue 6648, p219
Academic Journal
Announces a meeting in September, 1997 of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. Protocol as signed ten years ago; Desire to discourage illegal trade in chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs); How sales of CFCs are not illegal in many countries like the United States; Black-market demand for CFCs; Need to track CFCs; History of Protocol; CFCs and the ozone layer; Additional measures to restrict CFCs; Phase-out of methyl bromide. INSET: `Surprising success' of the Montreal Protocol..


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