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All waste, whether domestically generated or subject to export and import, should be managed in an environmentally sound manner in order to protect human health and the environment. To meet this objective and,at the same time, ensure fair competition between waste management enterprises throughout the OECD area, a Recommendation on ESM [C(2004)100] has been adopted by member countries. In order to facilitate its implementation, a
This Guide proposes benchmarks that can be used for the long-term development of self-monitoring systems in Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia (EECCA).
Recommends that member countries elaborate and implement policies and/or programmes to ensure that waste be managed in an environmentally sound and economically efficient manner.
In Russia 47 million people are exposed to high concentrations of nitrous dioxide. Half the population in rural Tajikistan, and one-third in Moldova, lack access to clean water. Leaded petrol is sold legally in Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
Revised Guidance for Grouping of Chemicals. Considers closely related chemicals as a group, or cateogory, rather than as individual chemicals. In this approach, not every chemical needs to be tested for every endpoint.
Argentina becomes a Provisional Adherent to MAD Council Decisions
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Чистые воздух и вода имеют для жизни людей первостепенное значение, и наши страны тратят огромные средства на сокращение загрязнения и сохранение окружающей среды, благоприятной для здоровья человека. Значительная часть этих средств поступает из частного сектора – предприятия платят за безопасную утилизацию вредных отходов или за снижение уровня загрязнения, возникающего вследствие используемых производственных процессов.Наряду с
The second meeting took place on 23 October 2007. The objectives of the meeting were to review progress in implementing the Task Team’s work programme, share relevant experiences and decide how to move forward.
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Clean air and water are vital for human life, and our societies devote large amounts of money to helping to curb pollution and preserve a healthy environment. Much of that money comes from private sources – businesses pay to dispose safely of environmentally harmful waste, or to mitigate the polluting effects of production processes.But while technology standards, environmental permits, pollution charges and taxes all have a role to