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HELCOM adopts Baltic recovery plan

The Ministers of the Environment and Senior Government Officials of the Member States of HELCOM, an international organization for the protection of the Baltic marine environment, at its meeting on 15 November in Krakow, Poland, adopted an ambitious overarching action plan to drastically reduce pollution to the Baltic Sea and restore its good ecological status by 2021.

HELCOM is the governing body of the Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area, also known as the Helsinki Convention.

For details on the HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan, please visit HELCOM's web site at http://www.helcom.fi/BSAP/en_GB/About_BSAP/

published 15.11.2007