Implementing International Agreements on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): Proposed Amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Implementing International Agreements on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): Proposed Amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act

Creator

  • Author: Schierow, Linda-Jo
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Environmental Policy

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2006-03-28

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: The focus of this report is on proposed amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). This report does not constitute a legal analysis of the bills or of existing law. Instead, it begins by describing the three international agreements and relevant provisions of TSCA. The report then summarizes selected provisions of H.R. 4591 and H.R. 4800, as introduced, and compares them in a brief narrative and more detailed table.
  • Physical Description: 35 Pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Hazardous substances
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Agriculture
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Environmental protection
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Treaties
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Pesticide pollution
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International affairs

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL33336
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL33336_2006Mar28
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs9168