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Environmentally sound management of hazardous wastes (decision 14/30)

115. At the 14th meeting of the session, on 17 June, the council had before it a draft decision on this subject submitted by the committee of the Whole (UNEP/GC.14/L.37 –M).

116. At the request of the representative of the United States of America, the governing Council approved the replacement of the word “elimination” by the word “disposal”in the third line of the first preambular paragraph.

117. The draft decision, as orally amended at the suggestion of the representative of the United States, was adopted by consensus.