Publication

The Sound Management of Chemicals (SMOC) Initiative

Overview and Update

October 1, 2003 38 pages

The Sound Management of Chemicals (SMOC) Initiative

Overview and Update

October 1, 2003 38 pages

Description

Five North American Regional Action Plans (DDT, chlordane, PCBs; mercury; and environmental monitoring and assessment) have been developed and are now at various stages of implementation. Two more regional or North American action plans are now under development, one for a cluster of substances-dioxins and furans, and hexachlorobenzene- and a second for lindane.

Additional Information

Document Type: Background paper
Theme: Pollutants