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Full Document:
Title:FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON THE BASEL CONVENTION
RCRA Online Number:14435
Date:02/01/2000
To:NA
From:NA
Organization of Recipient:NA
Description: Basel Convention sets broad criteria for importing and exporting wastes on participating governments. Convention prohibits shipments of hazardous waste between Basel parties and non-parties, unless they enter separate bilateral or multilateral agreements. United States is not party to Convention, but has bilateral agreements with Canada, Mexico, Malaysia, and Costa Rica and multilateral agreement with OECD members. Basel Ban bars shipments of hazardous waste from developed countries to less-developed countries (SEE ALSO: 64 FR 44722; 8/17/99).
Regulatory Citation(s) : 262.50, 262.60, 262.80 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Exports; Imports
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:530-R-00-003b
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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