Technical Background Report for the Global Mercury Assessment 2013.
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This report details the technical background to the Global Mercury Assessment 2013 – Sources, Emissions, Releases and Environmental Transport (summary for policy-makers) that has been developed in response to Decision 25/5 III, paragraph 36 of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), that: “Request the Executive Director, in consultation with Governments, to update the 2008 report entitled “Global Atmospheric Mercury Assessment: Sources, Emissions and Transport” for consideration by the Governing Council / Global Ministerial Environment Forum at its twenty-seventh session.”
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