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NEERI inaugurates POP centre in Nagpur

24 November 2011

MUMBAI:  With a view to effectively deal with the menace of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in India and 10 neighbouring countries, the National Environmental EngineeringResearch Institute (NEERI) formally inaugurated its Stockholm Convention Regional Center on POPs for Asia region in Nagpur on Monday.

The Stockholm Convention on POPs is an international treaty ratified by 173 countries to reduce the risk of these toxins on public health and the environment. In the Conference of Parties (COP) 5 to the convention in Geneva in April, NEERI was officially endorsed as a regional centre for capacity building and technology transfer after having been nominated in September 2010…..

Read more: http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/neeri-inaugurates-pop-centre-in-nagpur/879689/

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Written by csirindia

November 27, 2011 at 7:05 am

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