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The Arctic Council

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The Arctic Council Exit EPA disclaimerpromotes cooperation among Arctic nations on sustainable development and environmental protection. Established by the Ottawa Declaration in 1996, the Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum composed of eight nations with territory in the Arctic.

EPA leads U.S. government participation in the Arctic Contaminants Action Programme (ACAP) Working Group Exit EPA disclaimer, which seeks to reduce emissions of pollutants into the environment.

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For additional information on EPA's work with the Arctic Council, contact:

Hodayah Finman
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of International and Tribal Affairs (2670R)
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20460
E-mail: finman.hodayah@epa.gov
(202) 564-6600

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