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Stockholm Convention: Persistent Organic Pollutants(POPs)

Stockholm Convention which was adopted in 2001 and entered into force in 2004, requires Parties to take measures to eliminate or reduce the release of POPs into the environment. The Convention is administered by the United Nations Environment Programme and is based in Geneva, Switzerland. Rio Claro Environmental Principal has recognized international expertise in the implementation of this Convention, and provides technical support to the United Nations Agencies, UNIDO and UNEP, and government agencies to prepare and implement projects intended to manage and eliminate persistent organic pollutants.

Commissioning and Operation of POPs destruction facilities

Design, construction, commissioning and operation of POPs or PCBs destruction facilities, including training to Plant Operators and Regulators.

Contaminated Site Assessment

Rio Claro Environmental has expertise in the assessment of contaminated sites, and implementing decontamination strategies. Expertise includes:
  • Site Assessment
  • Inventory, destruction and/or disposal
  • PCB contaminated electrical equipment
  • Compliance Inspections
  • Chemical Analysis of oils, soils and other related matrices

Secondary Containment Systems

Design and construction of secondary containment systems for storage vessels and electrical transformers and for sites containing pollutants such as solvents, gasoline. Oils, etc.

New Technologies

Rio Claro Environmental is also developing cost-effective, environmentally friendly technologies using renewable sources of energy. Current research includes purification and disinfection of water sources. RCE has also successfully assisted Canadian companies to transfer technologies to international market
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