United Nations Economic Cooperation for Europe (UNECE) Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Persistent Organic Pollutants (in effect since 1998).
What does TAP stand for?
TAP stands for Transboundary Air Pollution
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- Traditional Approval Process
- Traditional Arts Program (various organizations)
- Traffic Access Point
- Training Accreditation Program
- Training Action Plan (various agencies)
- Training Allowance Pool
- Training and Projects (various organizations)
- Trans Adriatic Pipeline (natural gas; various locations)
- Trans Anadolu Ham Petrol Boru Hatti Projesi (Turkish: Trans-Anatolian Crude Oil Pipeline Project)
- Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (IEEE)
- Transesophageal Atrial Pacing
- Transfer Advantage Program (various schools)
- Transfer-Appropriate Processing (memory processing)
- Transferred Account Procedure (GSM)
- Transient Acoustic Processor
- Transit Access Pass (Los Angeles, CA)
- Transition Assistance Program
- Transition Aviation Project
- Transmission Adaptive Pressure (General Motors)
- Transmitter Antenna Polarization
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The sides also studied accession to the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents, and others.
Professor Martin Williams of King's College London Chair of the Executive Body of UNECE's Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution said, "The UNECE air pollution convention has over 30 years successful track record in reducing emissions by anything up to 70 percent up to the last 30 years.
However, the 1979 Report also highlighted a number of unresolved disputes such as disagreements regarding the delimitation of maritime and fishing-zone boundaries; the United States' imposition of countervailing duties on tire imports from Michelin plants in Nova Scotia, which the United States claimed was a legitimate response to Canada's "unfair practice" of subsidizing Michelin; and concerns over the transboundary air pollution generated in the Detroit-Windsor and Samia-Port Huron corridors.
He argued that the rule goes against the US-Canada Air Quality Agreement signed in 1991, which aims to reduce transboundary air pollution by tackling emissions including VOCs.
Among the topics are international regimes in environmental politics, intergovernmental organizations, transboundary air pollution, ozone depletion, desertification, opportunities to improve compliance, North-South inequalities and the environment, and global environmental governance.
Health risks of ozone from long-range transboundary air pollution.
Okowa, State Responsibility for Transboundary Air Pollution in International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000), p.