Environmental Milestones


POLLUTION
11/13/1979
The Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution, which helps combat acid rain and regulate pollution traveling across national borders, is adopted. Later protocols regulate emissions of nitrogen oxides, sulfur, heavy metals, persistent organic pollutants, and several other pollutants.

Source

Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution

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