Screening for Persistent Organic Pollutants : Techniques To Provide a Scientific Basis for POPs Criteria in International Negotiations

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  title={Screening for Persistent Organic Pollutants : Techniques To Provide a Scientific Basis for POPs Criteria in International Negotiations},
  author={},
  year={1999}
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  • Published 1999
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is currently coordinating negotiations to develop a binding global agreement by late in the year 2000 to prohibit, restrict, or reduce the production, use, or release of certain persistent organic pollutants (POPs). POPs are a small subset of organic chemicals whose characteristics of persistence in the environment, accumulation in biological organisms, and toxicity make them priority pollutants and environmental risks to humans and ecosystems… CONTINUE READING
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