Compromise reached on methyl bromide critical uses
An extraordinary meeting of parties to the Montreal Protocol has granted generous exemptions to the US and other developed countries allowing continued use of the ozone-depleting pesticide methyl bromide after the 2004 phase-out deadline. However, the meeting did not concede US requests for multi-year exemptions, and tightened measures to restrict use of the compound in future.
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