Publication

North American Strategy for Catalyzing Cooperation on Dioxins and Furans, and Hexachlorobenzene

pollutants chemicals health

October 28, 2011 25 pages

North American Strategy for Catalyzing Cooperation on Dioxins and Furans, and Hexachlorobenzene

pollutants chemicals health

October 28, 2011 25 pages

Description

This Strategy for addressing DLCs and HCB provides documentation describing how the three governments will cooperate in implementing their obligations and commitments established in CEC Council Resolutions 95-05, 99-01, 06-09 and 08-06. This Strategy catalyzes current activities by the Parties under their respective domestic programs, as well as commitments, as appropriate, under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and other international agreements.

The objective of this Strategy, comprising joint and individual actions of the Parties, is to improve the capacities of the Parties to reduce the exposure to DLCs and HCB of North American ecosystems, fish and wildlife, and especially humans; to prevent or reduce anthropogenic releases of these pollutants to the environment; and to promote continuous reduction of releases where feasible.

Additional Information

Document Type: Project publication
Theme: Pollutants