International Agreements on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) [electronic resource] : Background and Issues for Congress
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2003.
- Physical Description:
- 22 pages : digital, PDF file
- Discusses measures to deal with persistent organic pollutants (POPs), which are chemicals that can harm human health and wildlife, do not break down easily in the environment, and tend to accumulate as they move up the food chain. Reviews U.S. status as a signatory state to the Stockholm Convention on POPs, the Aarhus Protocol on POPs to the Geneva Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution, and the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedures for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade. Reviews S. 1486, to implement the agreements and amend the Toxic Substances Control Act and the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed July 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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