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The State of transboundary air pollution effects and control : report prepared within the framework of the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution by

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English


  • Air -- Pollution.,
  • Transboundary pollution.,
  • Acid deposition -- Environmental aspects.

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Edition Notes

StatementEconomic Commission for Europe.
SeriesAir pollution studies,, 5
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Europe.
LC ClassificationsTD883.1 .S72 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1585227M
ISBN 109211164605
LC Control Number91111424

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Although most air pollution problems are caused by local or regional sources of emissions, air pollution does not stop at national borders. Transboundary flows of pollutants occur between the United States and our closest neighbors, Mexico and Canada, as well as between North America, other continents, and sources in the global commons such as international shipping and aviation. State of Transboundary Air Pollution, The SET TWO BOOKS (EII.E & EII.E) Author: Publication date: May Page count: Language(s) in this book. This important book provides a comprehensive overview of the international legal principles governing transboundary pollution. In doing so, the experts writing in this book examine the practical applications of the State responsibility doctrine in this context. The editors bring together leading scholars and practitioners to analyse the international legal framework and cooperative . State Responsibility for Transboundary Air Pollution systematically analyses the unique nature of problems that transboundary air pollution presents in international law. Although an attempt is made to present transboundary air pollution as a unified field, a distinction is made between pollution from industrial and related sources, and those from nuclear operations, given the very .

TRANSBOUNDARY ENVIRONMENTAL HARM AND STATE RESPONSIBILITY: CUSTOMARY INTERNATIONAL LAW Aaron Schwabach Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA, USA Keywords: air pollution, aquifer, basin states, environmental law, global warming, groundwater, Harmon Doctrine, Helsinki Rules, international law, marine pollution,File Size: KB.   Transboundary pollution of the marine environment is caused by human activities conducted in and on the oceans. This chapter examines the responsibilities owed by States to ensure that damage to the marine environment caused by such activities is prevented, reduced and controlled. It explores potential remedies available to States that have been affected by Author: Robert Beckman. CONVENTION ON LONG-RANGE TRANSBOUNDARY AIR POLLUTION Executive Body for the Convention (Eighteenth session, 28 November – 1 December ) Informal document No.1 EXPERT GROUP MEETING ON DYNAMIC MODELLING Summary report I. INTRODUCTION 1. The meeting of the expert group on dynamic modelling was prepared under the auspices of . Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution Have agreed as follows: Article 1: D EFINITIONS For the purposes of the present Convention: (a) "Air Pollution" means the introduction by man, directly or indirectly, of substances or energy into the air resulting in deleterious effects of such a nature as to endanger human health, harmFile Size: KB.

  The UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, adopted in , is the first international legally binding instrument to address problems of air pollution on a broad regional basis. Initially focused on problems of acidification and eutrophication, it now addresses a wider array. "State Responsibility for Transboundary Air Pollution in International Law analyses the unique nature of problems that transboundary air pollution presents in the international system. The complex international issues raised by air pollution need to be solved through the application and development of appropriate international law. EJIL 13 (), – Okowa, Phoebe N., State Responsibility for Transboundary Air Pollution in International : Oxford University Press. . The Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution, often abbreviated as Air Pollution or CLRTAP, is intended to protect the human environment against air pollution and to gradually reduce and prevent air pollution, including long-range transboundary air pollution. It is implemented by the European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme (EMEP), directed by the .