4 months EcoWaste Coalition cites government-led effort to adopt plan to phase out of mercury-added products MB
By Chito Chavez Quezon City-based environmental group EcoWaste Coalition has cited the government-led collaborative process that adopted a national action plan (NAP) that will facilitate in meeting the global phase-out target by 2020 for specific mercury-added products (MAPs) in the country. (Photo from EcoWaste Coalition website) “While the Philippines has yet to ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury, concrete projects and activities are already being implemented to protect public health and the environment from the adverse impacts of mercury pollution,” noted Thony Dizon, Chemical Safety Campaigner, EcoWaste Coalition. “The meaningful efforts of the government, supported by UN agencies and civil ... more