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A Toxics-Free Future

Dioxin

Con preocupación nos enteramos del interés que tienen el Ayuntamiento del municipio de Empalme y la empresa WestFab de México, de instalar una planta de gasificación para convertir la basura en energía: la falsa premisa de que esta es energía limpia y que no contamina.

A new literature review pertaining to emissions from burning plastics in domestic fireplaces, household stoves and boilers, with a special focus on persistent organic pollutants (POPs), has been prepared for Arnika and Center of Environmental Solutions by Alan Watson C.Eng (Public Interest Consultants).

Ongoing review and updating of the Standardized Toolkit for Identification and Quantification of Dioxin and Furan Releases – An IPEN Perspective

Pat Costner, IPEN Science Advisor

April 2009

IPEN recommendations to the fourth Stockholm Convention Conference of the Parties (COP4) on POPs waste.

Pat Costner, IPEN Science Advisor

March 2009

This document from IPEN's Dioxin Working Group provides a briefing on the Dioxin Toolkit as of its writing, including background and the updates provided by expert working groups.

Update of Dioxin Emission Factors for Forest Fires, Grassland and Moor Fires, Open Burning of Agricultural Residues, Open Burning of Domestic Waste, Landfills and Dump Fires

Pat Costner, IPEN

15 November 2006

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