Verheugen wants speedy resolution of Reach

Cozier, Muriel
June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/19/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p40
Trade Publication
The article provides an update on issues related to the global chemical industry and its environmental protection efforts. According to Günter Verheugen, vice president of the European Commission (EC) for enterprise and industry, the EC has given its full support to the draft text of the common position on Reach. The U.S. and diplomatic missions from 12 other countries, including Australia, Mexico and Singapore, have formed a coalition expressing concerns about the workability of Reach. INSET: COALITION EXPRESSES CONCERN.


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