Knut Breivik and co-authors won the award as 1st Runner-Up Best Policy Analysis paper for 2011, published in the scientific journal Environmental Science & Technology. The title of the paper is “Are reductions in industrial organic contaminants emissions in rich countries achieved partly by export of toxic wastes?”.
Environmental Science & Technology is a highly ranked journal in the Environmental Engineering and Environmental Sciences categories. Last year the journal published 1500 papers on a wide range of topics. 13 papers were awarded by the Editor as they are expected to make a large and long-lasting impact on the field.