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Data on the Generation and Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Other wastes in 2003 (as reported)

Quantities

(in metric tons)

Generation


Amount of hazardous wastes generated under Art. 1(1)a (Annex I: Y1-Y45) of BC

1)

Amount of hazardous wastes generated under Art. 1(1)b of BC



Total amount of hazardous wastes generated

1)

Amount of other wastes generated (Annex II: Y46-Y47)

No data

Export


Amount of hazardous wastes exported

62,964

Amount of other wastes exported

No data

Import

Amount of hazardous wastes imported


2)

Amount of other wastes imported

No data




  1. 8 million metric tons/year.

  2. Total amount of hazardous wastes imported was reported as 295,000 metric tons. However, clarification is pending concerning the types of wastes imported, country of origin of these wastes and to which disposal and / or recovery operations these wastes were subjected to.


Basel Convention 2002
Country Fact Sheet 2002


Micronesia (Federated States of)



Status of Ratifications:




Party to the Basel Convention:

06.09.1995 (a)

Amendment to the Basel Convention:

-

Basel protocol on Liability and Compensation:
-

(Accession (a); Acceptance (A); Approval (AA); Formal confirmation (c); Ratification; Succession (d))




Competent Authority






Focal Point


Department of Health Services

P.S. 123


Palikir, Pohnpei 96941

Federated States of Micronesia

Telephone: (691) 320 26 41/13

Telefax: (691) 320 29 33

E-Mail: fsmenvironment@mail.fm

Website:


The Secretary

Department of External Affairs

P.S. 123, Palikir, Pohnpei 96941

Federated States of Micronesia

Telephone: (691) 320 26 41/13

Telefax: (691) 320 29 33

E-Mail: fsmhealth@mail.fm

Website:





National Definition

There is no national definition of waste and hazardous wastes used for the purpose of transboundary movements of waste in Micronesia (Federated States of).
There are no wastes defined as, or considered to be hazardous wastes by national legislation in accordance with Art. 1, para 1(b) of the Basel Convention.
In Micronesia (Federated States of) there are no wastes other than those pursuant to Art. 1 (1)a and/or Art. 1 (1)b of the Basel Convention that require special consideration when subjected to transboundary movement.



Restrictions on Transboundary Movement

Amendment to the Basel Convention

The amendment to the Basel Convention (Decision III/1) has not been implemented in Micronesia (Federated States of).







Restrictions on export for final disposal and recovery

Micronesia (Federated States of) restricts the export of hazardous wastes and other wastes for final disposal and recovery.


Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia, Article XIII, General Provisions, Section 2.
Radioactive, toxic chemical, or other harmful substances may not be tested, stored, used, or disposed of within the jurisdiction of the Federated States of Micronesia without the express approval of the national government.





Restrictions on import for final disposal and for recovery

Micronesia (Federated States of) restricts the import of hazardous wastes and other wastes for final disposal and for recovery.


Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia, Article XIII, General Provisions, Section 2.
Radioactive toxic chemical, or other harmful substances may not be tested, stored, used, or disposed of within the jurisdiction of the Federated States of Micronesia without the express approval of the national government.





Restrictions on transit

Micronesia (Federated States of) has no restrictions on the transit of hazardous wastes and other wastes.






Reduction and/or Elimination of Hazardous Waste Generation

National strategies/policies

Environmental Action Strategies (FSM NEMS, 1992): improve disposal of solid wastes and sewage; and reduce use & abuse of hazardous chemicals.

Second FSM Economic Summit (1999): create strong regulatory climate for the environment sector; and develop technical support for existing and future environmental programs.





Transboundary Movement Reduction Measures

The measures taken for reduction of the amount of hazardous wastes and other wastes subject to the transboundary movement are the same as the measures taken for reduction and/or elimination of hazardous waste generation.





Disposal/

Recovery Facilities

Disposal facilities

Micronesia has 4 public landfills for solid waste generated locally. Special wastes (auto batteries, used oil, infectious/ medical wastes, laboratory chemicals, PCB transformers, pesticides etc.) are a concern and are separated as much as possible from the general solid waste stream. Import of hazardous waste for disposal, recovery, recycling or other treatment is prohibited without the express approval of the national government.







Recovery/recycling/re-use facilities

No facilities available.






Bilateral, Multilateral or Regional Agreements

  • Regional; Forum Island Countries; 21.10.2001 -; Convention to Ban the Importation into Forum Island Countries of Hazardous and Radioactive Wastes and to Control the Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within the South Pacific Region (Waigani Convention)



Technical Assistance and Training Available

No assistance available.



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