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  1. Status of Used Lead Acid Battery Management in Kingdom of Cambodia

    In the Kingdom of Cambodia, used lead acid batteries (ULAB) are not normally managed in an environmentally sound manner and there is no specific government institution responsible for ULAB management1. Detailed legislation specifically targeting the manag ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 11:49

  2. National Profile on Chemicals Management in Cambodia

    In order to promote social development Cambodia, as well as other developing countries, has significant sectoral economic improvement including agriculture, industry and health. These sectors development activities have demanded high volume of chemicals u ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 12:16

  3. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the adverse effects of the movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes

    Human Rights Council Eighteenth session Agenda item 3 Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development In the present report, the Special Rapporteur focuses on the adv ...

    admin - 08/06/2014 - 12:54

  4. Mercury Contamination Along the Mekong River, Cambodia

    One of ten dolphins that died in the Mekong River had a presumed lethal concentration of mercury (67 ppm) in its liver.   The mercury content of fish at Kratie was on average 102 ng/g (n=137) but in some species it was up to six fold higher.  Hair in peop ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 12:19

  5. Toxic Justice: Human Rights, Justice, and Toxic Waste in Cambodia

    In November 1998, nearly 3,000 tons of Taiwanese toxic waste were dumped in a field in the southern port of Sihanoukville. At the time, there was no law banning such dumping, but Minister of Environment Mok Mareth said publicly and repeatedly that toxic w ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 12:34

  6. Strategic Plan on Management of Mercury in Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining in Combodia 2012-2016

    The Strategic Plan on Management of Mercury  in Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining (SPASGM) was prepared by the Department of Environmental Pollution Control (DEPC), the Ministry of Environment (MOE), with support from the United Nations Environment Pr ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 12:38

  7. Cambodia Mercury Inventory Report

    All over history, mercury has been known and used for gold and silver processing. In many parts of the world, mercury has been used in batteries, chlor-alkali production, dental amalgam, fluorescent lights, switches, and thermometers. Much of the mercury ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 12:46

  8. Managing Pharmaceutical Waste: A 10 step Blueprint for Health Care Facilities in the United States

    The discovery of a variety of pharmaceuticals in surface, ground, and drinking waters around the country is raising concerns about the potentially adverse environmental consequences of these contaminants.  Minute concentrations of chemicals known as endoc ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 13:49