Nitrogen Oxide Protocol

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Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Concerning the Control of Emissions of Nitrogen Oxides or Their Transboundary Fluxes, opened for signature on 31 October 1988 and entered into force on 14 February 1991, was to provide for the control or reduction of nitrogen oxides and their transboundary fluxes. It was concluded in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Parties (as of May 2013): (34) Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Republic of Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia. Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States.

Countries that have signed the protocol but not yet ratified it: Poland.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook document "2003 edition".

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