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Recommends that member countries develop comprehensive noise abatement programmes and co-ordinate existing regulations and actions. In particular Member countries should develop comprehensive laws to cover all noise sources and means of action.
Recommends that Member countries in their national and, where possible, their international water management policies take into account the water resources, both surface (lakes, rivers, estuaries and coastal waters) and underground.
Recommends that member countries define and implement policies designed to ensure that the costs of the adverse environmental impacts of the manufacture and use of beverage containers are effectively and equitably borne by the producers and users of such containers.
Recommends that management of energy demand should be a major element of combined environmental and energy policies in the household and commercial sectors.
Recommends that Member countries in establishing new procedures or extending existing procedures for anticipating the effects of chemicals, take into account the Guidelines contained in Annexes I and II to this Recommendation.
Recommends that Member countries, in regard to each other, take into account the principles concerning transfrontier pollution set forth in the Annex to this Recommendation.
Recommends that Member countries, in the planning and implementation of their energy and environment policies, ensure that: i) environment policies and energy policies are integrated, both at the formulation stage and the implementation stage.
Recommends that Member countries be guided in their coastal protection and development policies by the principles.
Recommends that member countries develop and implement comprehensive waste management policies which fully satisfy the objectives of environmental protection and rational use of energy and resources while taking account of economic constraints and differences in local conditions.
Recommends that Member countries should endeavour to remove, possibly under conditions of reciprocity, the obstacles which may exist in their legal systems to the implementation of a system of equal right of access.