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PIC and POPS Conventions and the LRTAP POPS Protocol Implementation Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

PIC and POPS Conventions and the LRTAP POPS Protocol Implementation Act

report (to accompany H.R. 3849) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants -- (2001),
  • Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution -- (1979),
  • Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade -- (1998),
  • Persistent pollutants -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 109th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 109-668.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF32 .A3 2006a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17631225M
    OCLC/WorldCa72522914

    the Protocol to the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution for POPs (POPs Protocol to LRTAP), and the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (PIC Convention). Those agreements are intended to help protect environmental and human. Persistant Organic pollutants (POPs) technical guidelines archives. According to paragraph 6, of decision OEWG/4, the Open-ended Working Group of the Basel Convention at its tenth meeting invited Parties and others to submit, to the Secretariat, by 28 February , comments on the second revised drafts of the general technical guidelines on the environmentally sound management of wastes.

    The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) recently concluded negotiations for a protocol to the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP) regarding 16 POPs. On 24 June , 32 countries and the European Community signed the protocol, which aims to control, reduce or eliminate discharges, emissions and losses of POPs. The National Implementation Plan was developed based on the Article 7 of the Stockholm Convention signed on and entered into force on According to the provisions of the Convention, each Party shall develop and endeavour to implement a plan for the implementation of its obligations under this Convention.

    (‘Kyoto Protocol’), Art. 3 and Annex B; Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, 22 May , UNTS (‘Stockholm Convention’ or ‘POP Convention’), Art. 3(1). 7 See Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, 3 March , UNTS (‘CITES’), Arts. At the European Union level, the POPs Regulation is the Union’s effort to implement the Stockholm Convention and the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution’s Protocol on POPs. The regulation aims to eliminate the manufacturing, placing on the market and use of POPs, whether on their own, in mixtures or in articles.


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PIC and POPS Conventions and the LRTAP POPS Protocol Implementation Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP), negotiated under the auspice of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), aims at limiting and, as far as possible, gradually reducing and preventing air pollution including long-range transboundary air pollution.

More on LRTAP Convention. The Aarhus Protocol targets more specifically persistent organic pollutants. H.R.PIC and POPs Conventions and the LRTAP POPs Protocol Implementation Act.

August 9, Cost Estimate. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the House Committee on Agriculture on J View Document KB. Summary. Mar 3, S. (th). A bill to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to implement pesticide-related obligations of the United States under the international conventions or protocols known as the PIC Convention, the POPs Convention and the LRTAP POPs Protocol.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, the Protocol on Persistent Organic Pollutants to the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution, and the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade.

Range Transboundary Air Pollution, and the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS. (a) SHORT TITLE- This Act may be cited as the `POPs, LRTAP POPs, and PIC Implementation Act.

Implementation and Ratification of the LRTAP Protocols: Implement and ratify the HM Protocol, POPs Protocol and Gothenburg Protocol.

Project 2: West Balkans Project Current status: Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia NAPs completed and entering implementation phase. Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollutants (LRTAP), Protocol on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). The aim of the Convention is that Parties shall endeavor to limit and, as far as possible, gradually reduce and prevent air pollution including long-range transboundary air pollution.

The Aarhus Protocol on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) The Executive Body adopted the Protocol on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Aarhus (Denmark) on 24 June It focuses on a list of 16 substances that have been singled out according to agreed risk criteria.

Many of the POPs included in the Stockholm Convention are no longer produced in this country. However, U.S. citizens and habitats can still be at risk from POPs that have persisted in the environment from unintentionally produced POPs that are released in the United States, from POPs that are released elsewhere and then transported here (by wind or water, for example), or from both.

Development of the Convention and its Protocols. Initially conceived as a flexible framework for cooperation, the Convention soon provided a forum for Parties to negotiate and agree on binding obligations to reduce emissions. To date, the Convention has been extended by eight protocols containing legally binding targets for emission reductions.

Stockholm POPs Convention, the LRTAP POPs Protocol, and the Rotterdam PIC Convention. But first, I would like to very briefly describe persistent organic pollutants, the Stockholm POPs Convention, and one of its most important provisions: the “adding mechanism” for evaluating and adding other POPs to the treaty.

PIC and POPS Conventions and the LRTAP POPS Protocol Implementation Act: report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

By. National Implementation Plan Page 3 POPS ACT In order to achieve swift ratification of the Stockholm Convention and the POPs Protocol, the two treaties were enacted into national law in the Federal Republic of Germany’s by an Act1 passed on 9 April EC’S POPS REGULATION.

The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is a multilateral treaty to protect human health and the environment from chemicals, known as POPs. POPs have harmful impacts on human health or on the environment. Get this from a library. PIC and POPS Conventions and the LRTAP POPS Protocol Implementation Act: report (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture.]. PIC and POPS Conventions and the LRTAP POPS Protocol Implementation Act: report (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget. The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is a multilateral environmental agreement to protect human health and the environment from chemicals, known as POPs.

POPs have harmful impacts on human health or on the environment. They remain intact in the environment for long periods, become widely distributed geographically and accumulate in the fatty tissue of humans and wildlife. POP Convention The regulation of activities: the Convention on Industrial Accidents The regulation of trade: the PIC Convention The regulation of waste: the Basel Convention Integrated approaches Synergies between the Basel, PIC and POP Conventions Integrated regulation: nuclear File Size: KB.

International agreements addressing POPs UNECE Protocol on POPs3 The Executive Body to the UNECE Convention on Long-Range Trans-boundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) adopted the UNECE Protocol on POPs on 24 June in Aarhus, Denmark. The UNECE Protocol on POPs, focuses currently on a list of 16 substancesFile Size: 1MB.

14 LRTAP POPs Protocol. 15 ‘‘(7) LRTAP POPS PROTOCOL.—The term 16 ‘LRTAP POPs Protocol’ means the Protocol on Per sistent Organic Pollutants to the LRTAP Conven tion, done at Aarhus on Jand any 19 subsequent amendment to which the United States 20 consents to be bound.

21 ‘‘(8) PIC CONVENTION.—The term ‘PIC. State parties to the Stockholm Convention as of Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is an international environmental treaty, signed in and effective from Maythat aims to eliminate or restrict the production and use of persistent organic pollutants (POPs).Location: Stockholm, Sweden.This activity will aim at supporting Parties to the Basel and Stockholm conventions so that they receive technical and scientific information and guidance when required and in order to allow them to deal with wastes from new POPs.

These technical guidelines can be used by stakeholders at .Secretariat of the Basel Convention - UNEP Office address:Chemin des Anémones - Châtelaine, Switzerland Postal address: Avenue de la PaixGenève 10, Switzerland Tel.: +41 (0)22 - Fax: +41 (0)22 Email: [email protected]