Draft guidance on best available techniques and best environmental practices for the management of sites contaminated with persistent organic pollutants

Scope

This draft guidance has been developed by the experts on Best Available Techniques (BAT) and Best Environmental Practices (BEP) under the Stockholm Convention, to guide Parties in the identification, assessment, management, and remediation of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) contaminated sites. The draft guidance is being updated taking into account comments received from Parties and others.

Main target audience

Staff responsible for developing action plans for the identification, assessment, management, and remediation of POPs contaminated sites and technical staff involved in their implementation.

Draft guidance on best available techniques and best environmental practices for the management of sites contaminated with persistent organic pollutants (February 2022)

 

ModuleTitleEnglish
Items: 15Load time table: 1450.8172 msec 
 Executive Summary and Introduction59.69 K 391.71 K
1 Background on POPs Contaminated Sites1.59 MB 1009.8 K
2Site Investigation, Assessment and Conceptual Site Model1.64 MB 1.37 MB
3Environmental Risk Assessment2.01 MB 1.84 MB
4Principles and Approaches for POPs Contaminated Sites Management and Remediation63.28 K 415.85 K
5Remediation Technologies and Techniques13.36 MB 1.8 MB
6Technology Selection Tool for remedial options to be used in Phase 3 the remediation assessment5.28 MB 1.35 MB
7Stakeholder Engagement, Public and Worker Safety and Health121.03 K 470.98 K
8Getting Started: Legislation, Policy, Inventory Development and Financing Remediation107.04 K 511.83 K
9Case Study: Environmental Management Plan, Lâm Hoá site, Viet Nam, Phase 1 Preliminary Site Assessment3.65 MB 1.68 MB
  Appendices1.04 MB
9Case Study: Environmental Management Plan, Lâm Hoá site, Viet Nam, Phase 2 Detailed Site Assessment Report36.97 MB 2.57 MB
  Appendices26.22 MB
9Case Study: Environmental Management Plan, Lâm Hoá site, Viet Nam, Phase 3 Remediation Assessment Report1022.79 K 1.05 MB
  Appendices368.31 K

Comments on the initial draft guidance on the identification and management of sites contaminated with persistent organic pollutants (UNEP/POPS/COP.10/INF/67)

At the online segment of the tenth meeting, the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention invited Parties and observers to provide comments on the initial draft guidance on the identification and management of sites contaminated with persistent organic pollutants (UNEP/POPS/COP.10/INF/67) by 1 December 2021. The comments have been made available as follows:

 

SubmitterTitleDateEnglish
Items: 8Load time table: 1014.0182 msec  
BUNDComments29/11/202173.46 K
CanadaCanada Comments-101/12/202118.6 MB
CanadaCanada Comments-101/12/202111.49 MB
ChinaComments03/12/202166.07 K
ExpertComments01/12/20215.25 MB
ExpertComments01/12/202125.03 MB
GermanyComments30/12/202118.56 K
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandComments15/12/202126.58 K