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The establishment of EVISA is funded by the EU through the Fifth Framework Programme (G7RT- CT- 2002- 05112).

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Council Decision 77/585/EEC on the Mediterranean Sea

Target compounds
The dumping  of wastes or matter listed in Annex I is prohibited; this includes organohalogen and organosilicon compounds, organophosphorus compounds, organotin  compounds, mercury and cadmium and their compounds, persistent synthetic materials, crude oil and  hydrocarbons.
Related Decisions
This Decision has been supplemented by a series of three other Decisions, namely 81/420/EEC, 83/101/EEC and 84/132/EEC, in which  additional substances, "the dumping of which requiring  special care", are found in the Annex II, namely arsenic,  lead, copper, zinc, beryllium, chromium, nickel, vanadium, selenium, antimony and their compounds.
Related Information
 European Legislation related to Speciation

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