Lack of funding causes POP struggle

Cheok Soh Hui
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/14/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 66, p36
Trade Publication
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.


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