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The Minamata Convention on Mercury and the Future of Multilateral Environmental Agreements

The 2013 Minamata Convention on Mercury is a wide-ranging treaty posed to address the serious threat of mercury pollution. The United States adopted it as an executive agreement, breaking a decades-long stretch of failure to adopt...

Will Mercury Cap and Trade Crash and Burn?

Editors' Summary: On April 23, 2007, the Environmental Law Institute launched its Congressional Briefing series, a set of events designed to highlight and explicate critical areas of environmental law to policymakers. The first seminar...