Cabinet approves Ratification of seven Persistent Organic Pollutants listed under Stockholm Convention

News: The Union Cabinet has approved the Ratification of seven (7) chemicals listed under Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants(POPs). Facts: Seven POPs: The seven POPs prohibited from manufacturing, trading using, importing and exporting are: Chlordecone Hexabromobiphenyl Hexabromodiphenyl ether and Hepta Bromodiphenyl Ether Tetrabromodiphenyl ether and Pentabromodiphenyl ether Pentachlorobenzene Hexabromocyclododecane and  Hexachlorobutadiene. Significance: The ratification… Continue reading Cabinet approves Ratification of seven Persistent Organic Pollutants listed under Stockholm Convention