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This paper presents preliminary conclusions from a survey on the use of economic instruments for pollution control and natural resource management in the New Independent States of the former Soviet Union (NIS).
OECD countries have just taken a huge step forward to ensure the safe use and handling of chemicals. National officials responsible for chemical safety policies have established and agreed on globally accepted criteria for a complete classificati...
This document describes a wide range of practices used by OECD countries to present and disseminate PRTR data to the public.
These Guidelines indicate the potential for using transferable permit schemes at the local or national level to protect the environment or manage natural resources, and provide strategic advice for implementing such schemes.
This publication provides a systematic analysis of the various approaches, challenges, conditions and potential solutions relating to the design and introduction of domestic transferable permit schemes.
Decides that member countries shall control transboundary movements of wastes destined for recovery operations within the OECD area in accordance with the provisions set out in Chapter II of this Decision and in the appendices to it.
OECD Environmental Strategy Environment Ministers of OECD countries met in Paris on 16 May 2001 to discuss the main environmental concerns OECD Member countries face and adopt an OECD Environmental Strategy for the First Decade of the 21st Century.