Environmental Milestones


TOXICS
12/10/2000
The Treaty on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) requires the complete phaseout of nine persistent, highly toxic pesticides and limits the use of several other chemicals, including dioxins, furans, and PCBs.

Source

U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP), "Governments Finalize Persistent Organic Pollutants Treaty (Nairobi: 10 December 2000).

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