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India opposes 2020 deadline for DDT ban

The proposal to commit to a deadline on a worldwide ban on pesticide DDT by 2020 was rejected at the sixth Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Geneva. 853 more words


Use of toxic chemical HBCD severely restricted under Stockholm Convention

Nations that are signatories to the Stockholm Convention, a global treaty to protect public health from persistent organic pollutants (PoPs), have now severely restricted the use of a toxic chemical widely used in building insulation. 455 more words