TITLE

Lack of funding causes POP struggle

AUTHOR(S)
Cheok Soh Hui
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;5/14/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 66, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Conference of Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP), held in Senegal in May 2007, wherein participants expressed concern that human health could be adversely affected by continued widespread use of the pesticide dichlorodiphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT) in Africa and Asia. Participants discussed the issue of furan and dioxin emissions, with China addressing the lack of data on emission factors.
ACCESSION #
25393735

 

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