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Pact on POPs

India signs Stockholm Convention

The Indian government has finally signed the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). The agreement aims at reducing and eliminating 12 deadly POPs from the environment. Though the decision was taken by Union minister for environment and forests T R Baalu in March 2002, the agreement has been signed only in May.

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