Move to stop surface-water pollution

Cozier, Muriel
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/24/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 29, p34
Trade Publication
The article reports on the adoption by the European Commission of a proposal for a directive aimed at protecting surface water pollution. The directive will set limits on the concentrations of 41 dangerous chemicals substances, such as pesticides and heavy metals, that pose a particular risk to health. In addition, the Water Framework Directive establishes rules for the prevention and control of chemical pollution of water.


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