China MEE published the "List of Key New Pollutants for Control (2022 Edition) (Draft for Comment)" on 27 September 2022 and requested feedback. Ten persistent organic pollutants are among the 14 important new pollutants on the list.
- China MEE released the "List of Key New Pollutants for Control (2022 Edition), including POPs, PFOS and PFOA
On September 15, 2022, WTO was notified about Vietnam's Draft National Technical Regulation on thresholds for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).
- POPRC-18 concludes with recommendations to list Dechlorane Plus and UV-328, and news of Italy becoming a Party to the Stockholm Convention
In its 18th meeting, POPRC-18 recommended the listing of two industrial chemicals – Dechlorane Plus and UV-328 – under Annex A.
On September 06, 2022, EU's Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) is seeking public comments on draft Environmental Quality Standards (EQS) for priority substances under the water framework directive of…