Convention of Ozone Depletion and the Montreal Protocol of 1986. DRAFT YEAR: 1986 AMENDMENT YEARS: London Amendment ( 1990 ) Copenhagen Amendment ( 1992 ) Montreal Amendment( 1997 ) Beijing Amendment( 1999 ) INTERNATIONAL TREATY. DESCRIPTION of FUNCTION.
DRAFT YEAR: 1986 1986AMENDMENT YEARS:London Amendment (1990) Copenhagen Amendment (1992) Montreal Amendment(1997) Beijing Amendment(1999)INTERNATIONAL TREATY
Montreal Protocol is designed to protect the ozone layer by regulating out the production of a number of substances believed to be responsible for ozone depletion, while searching for ozone-friendly alternatives. The Montreal Protocol has slowed and reversed the accumulation of ozone depleting substances (ODSs) in the stratosphere.
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE AFFECTED
EPAhas created several regulatory programs to address numerous issues, including:
• Ending the production of ozone-depleting chemicals.
• Requiring that manufacturers label the products either containing or made with the most harmful ozone-depleting chemicals.