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This book deals with the international guidelines relating to hazardous waste, organic pollutants and their movements to various areas by different ways and means. It provides an integrated understanding of the global environmental regimes for hazardous waste and operations.
The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazards Wastes and their Disposal, which aims to prevent the unauthorized dumping of toxic waste in developing countries, has been covered in detail with sufficient case studies. The Rotterdam Convention on Prior Informed Consent hazards chemicals in International Trade is discussed to elaborate upon the mechanism for the import of such chemicals. In addition, the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is presented to elaborate upon the guidelines to eliminate the global use of such nominated chemicals. The Agenda 21 action plan in this regard is also covered in an elaborate manner.
Chapters include Global Laws on Tranboundary Movements of Hazards wastes. Global laws on Persistent Organic Pollutants; Global System of Prior Informed Consent; Conservation and Management of resources for Environment and development Action Plan as per Agenda 21 and Implementation of Action Plan as per Agenda 21 for Environment and development.
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