This report is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Review Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress in each Member country. It scrutinises efforts to meet both domestic objectives and international commitments. Evaluating progress in reducing the pollution burden, improving natural resource management, integrating environmental and economic policies, and strengthening international co-operation is also central to these reviews. The analyses presented are supported by a broad range of economic and environmental data.
Environmental performance reviews of Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States have already been published.