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North America Report for persistent toxic substances

There is a need for a scientifically-based assessment of the nature and scale of the threats to the environment and its resources posed by persistent toxic substances that will provide guidance to the international community concerning the priorities for future remedial and preventive action. The assessment will lead to the identification of priorities for intervention, and through application of a root cause analysis will attempt to identify appropriate measures to control, reduce or eliminate releases of PTS, at national, regional or global levels

14: Regionally Based Assessment of Persistent Toxic Substances (RBA-PTS)

10 Jan 2014


North America Report for persistent toxic substances.pdf