US POPs Home


The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) offers details and documents concerning the Stockholm Convention and the process of achieving U.S. ratification.

The Pesticide Action Network - North America (PANNA) provides a wealth of information on agricultural and other uses of pesticides, safer alternatives, and policy issues.

The International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN) is a global alliance of more than 350 nongovernmental organizations working to remove the threat of persistent pollutants worldwide.

The Global Toxics Program of the WWF network (formerly the World Wildlife Fund) has extensive resources concerning human and environmental contamination, the history and workings of the Stockholm Convention, and opportunities to take action.

The Washington Toxics Coalition in Seattle is a leader with a strong record of accomplishments in protecting human and environmental health in the Pacific Northwest.

The Environmental Health Strategies Center is pioneering new approaches for removing toxics from products in Maine and contributing to the broader fight for chemical policy reform.

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Chemicals Program maintains the official website for the Stockholm Convention on POPs, which contains information on the first Conference of the Parties, implementation projects, treaty texts, reports, and other materials.



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