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Recommendations concerning the Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area

Corporate author
Helsinki Commission
IUCN (ID: MON-070418)
Publisher | Place of publication
Oceana Publications, Inc. New York
28 p.
Document type
Soft law - Declaration/recommendation
Air & atmosphere, Sea
Air quality/air pollution Marine pollution (land-based sources)
Baltic Sea

Recommendations: 16/2. Cooperation in investigating violations or suspected violations of the sewage discharge provisions of the Helsinki Convention 16/3. Preservation of natural coastal dynamics 16/4. Reduction of emissions into the atmosphere from the pulp and paper industry 16/5. Requirements for discharging of waste water from the chemical industry 16/6. Restriction of discharges and emissions from the metal surface treatment 16/7. Basic principles in waste water management in the leather industry 16/8. Limitation of emissions into atmosphere and discharges into water from incineration of household waste 16/9. Nitrogen removal at municipal sewage water treatment plants 16/10. Reduction of discharges and emissions from production of textiles 16/11. Measures to reduce pollution by pesticides from agriculture, forestry and horticulture

Other references


Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area

Treaty | Multilateral | Helsinki |

Keyword: Standards, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Oil pollution, Dispute settlement, Marine pollution (land-based sources), Maritime zone, Exploration, Law reform/harmonization/deregulation, Authorization/permit, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Liability/compensation, International relations/cooperation, Institution, Deep sea bed, Transport/storage, Management/conservation, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Marine pollution

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000405)