Environment: European Union welcomes the signing of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

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On 10 October 2013 Janez Poto─Źnik, European Commissioner for the Environment, and Lithuanian Environment Minister Valentinas Mazuronis signed the Minamata Convention on Mercury on behalf of the European Union. The new Convention, which is named after the location of the worst-ever case of mercury pollution, covers all aspects of the mercury life cycle.

Source Link http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-13-929_en.htm
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European Commission: Memo, 10/10/2013: Questions and answers on EU mercury policy http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-13-871_en.htm

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The UN Minamata Convention on Mercury: a compromise with potential https://www.europeansources.info/record/the-un-minamata-convention-on-mercury-a-compromise-with-potential/

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