Current State in the Field of Persistent Organic Pollutants Management in Ukraine

  • Svitlana Sukhorebra
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)


The paper represents the results of an overall analysis and review of the current state in the field of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) management in Ukraine, as well as the experiences gained in realization of the recent activities aimed at collecting and processing the data on different sources of the wastes consisting of or contaminated with hazardous chlorine-containing substances, as a significant input to the development of a National Plan for implementation of the Stockholm Convention on POPs. It is summarized the last achievements in developing managerial tools and a methodological approach to developing the national inventories of available and potential POPs-containing wastes and contaminated sites.


persistent organic pollutants POPs waste inventory waste management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Academy of SciencesGas InstituteKyivUkraine

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