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Decides that, for wastes not to be subjected to recovery operations, member countries shall consistent with environmentally sound and efficient management practices insofar as possible dispose in their own territory the wastes produced therein.
Recommends that Member countries review their existing institutional arrangements, comprising administrative, legal and economic systems, in the field of water resources with the view to improving the integrated management of their water resource policies.
Decides that for the purpose of implementing the above-mentioned Council Acts on the control of transfrontier movements of hazardous wastes involving any member country: the terms "wastes" and "disposal" shall be defined as specified in the Annex, which is an integral part of this Decision.
Decides that, in respect of existing uses of PCBs, member countries shall ensure that appropriate controls are applied to such uses, as well as to any associated storage and transport, in order to prevent the release of PCBs into the environment or fires involving PCBs.
Recommends that, to implement this Decision, member countries should seek to conclude bilateral or multilateral agreements with nonmember countries to which frequent exports of hazardous wastes are taking place or are foreseen to take place.
The Governments of OECD Member countries declare that they will ensure that environmental considerations are taken fully into account at an early stage in the development and implementation of economic and other policies in such areas as agriculture, industry, energy and transport.
Recommends that Member countries should pursue policies to control more effectively air pollution resulting from emissions of oxides of sulphur and nitrogen, hydrocarbons.
Recommends that Member countries, in the context of their long-term environmental and energy policies, identify and promote environmentally favourable energy options consistent with broader social and economic goals.
Decides that member countries shall control the transfrontier movements of hazardous waste and, for this purpose, shall ensure that the competent authorities of the countries concerned are provided with adequate and timely information concerning such movement.
Recommends that the Governments of Member countries involved or likely to be involved in the prevention and control of oil spills examine the advantages to be derived from the conclusion of agreements.