Chemicals and consumer awereness
Innovative management solutions for minimizing emissions of hazardous substances from urban areas in the Baltic Sea Region (NonHazCity)
Project no.: #R010 NonHazCity
Duration: March 2016 – February 2019
Partners: City of Stockholm; City of Vasterås; Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Turku University of Applied Sciences; Pärnu City Government; Pärnu Water; Baltic Environmental Forum Estonia; Riga City; Baltic Environmental Forum Latvia; University of Gdansk; Municipality of Gdansk; Gdansk Water Utilities; Baltic Environmental Forum Lithuani; Klaipeda Regional Environmental Department; Kaunas District Municipality; Šilale District Municipality; Institute of Ecology; Baltic Environmental Forum Germany
Financiers: European Union (European Regional Development Fund)
NonHazCity wants to demonstrate possibilities of municipalities and WWTPs to reduce emissions of priority hazardous substances (HS) and other pollutants from small scale emitters at urban areas that cannot be reached by traditional water treatment and enforcement techniques. The substances of concern will be identified and prioritised, sources tracked and ranked, individual Hazardous Substance Source Maps and Chemicals Action Plans will be developed by each partner municipality. NonHazCity acts in 10 municipalities (Stockholm, Västerås, Turku, Pärnu, Riga, Kaunas district, Silale, Gdansk, Lübeck, Hamburg) in the Baltic Sea Region.
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