Environmental NGO Urges More Enforcement of Montreal Convention as U.S. Court Sentences Freon Smugglers

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Wednesday, October 1, 1997
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
13
Issue: 
10
410-413
Abstract: 
On September 5, 1997, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) revealed blatant violations of the 1987 Montreal Protocol as its signatories met to discuss its provisions. Meanwhile, a U.S. District Court in Florida, meted out sentences for defendants of smuggling chlorofluorocarbons into the U.S.... [more]