To identify the sources and inputs of 11 hazardous substances of special concern, as detailed in the Baltic Sea Action Plan (BSAP), and to develop measures to reduce emissions of these substances.
1) To identify the most important sources of 11 hazardous substances of special concern, 2) quantify inputs of the selected substances to the Baltic Sea, 3) analyse the pathways of the selected substances from production, processes and uses, to the marine environment, 4) create cost-effective management options to reduce discharges, 5) to contribute to the development of national implementation programmes.
HCWH Europe gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the European Commission (EC)’s LIFE+ programme, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) Germany, and the German Environment Agency (UBA). HCWH Europe is solely responsible for the content of this project and related materials. The views expressed do not reflect the official views of the EC, BMU, or UBA.