BAN MERCURY WORKING GROUP
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Welcome. This is the Internet home of the Ban Mercury Working Group (Ban Hg-Wg), an international network of activists working to end pollution from the toxic metal -- mercury. The Mission of the Ban Hg-Wg is to engage and participate collectively in the United Nations Environment Program's Global Mercury Assessment to ensure that:
Join Us. We welcome additional members to our working group that agree to the above policy principles and that are: either a representative of a public interest, non-corporate, non-profit, non-governmental organization; or an individual acting in the capacity of an independent expert and not in the capacity of a consultancy, academic, or governmental institution or agency. Please send us the name of your Organization, Contact Name, E-mail Address, Postal Address, Phone, Fax and Website if you wish to join.
Alternatively if you are simply interested in information exchange regarding global mercury problems, you can join just our informational list-serve on the global mercury issue by sending an email message to: Hg-Infoemail@example.com.
Activists Demand a Halt to Toxic Mercury Trade upon Arrival of Rejected Indian Mercury
Press Release (PDF)
UNILEVER Letter (PDF)
Articles on UNILEVER Waste
UN Committee Recomends Stricter Mercury Limits, 30 June 2003
Ban-Hg-Wg attends UNEP Global Mercury Assessment Working Group -- Full Report
Briefing Papers -- See first three of a new series presented for the first time at the Global Mercury Assessment Meeting.
Mercury Exposure: The World's Toxic Time Bomb
For the UNEP Governing Council Meeting February 3-7, Nairobi
This site sponsored by the Basel Action Network (BAN) and the Mercury Policy Project (MPP)