What are POPs?

A growing body of scientific evidence indicates that exposure to very low doses of certain POPs – which are among the most toxic substances ever created – can lead to cancer, damage to the central and peripheral nervous systems, diseases of the immune system, reproductive disorders, and interference with normal infant and child development. Another […]

OHIS remediation project

In order to address the long-standing problem of HCH waste (lindane and its isomers) historically deposited at the OHIS plant site, the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning through its Project Unit for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) is in the process of implementing the project “Removal of Technical and Economic Barriers to Initiating the Clean-up […]