TITLE

Environment Watch

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;9/25/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 36, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents environmental issues surrounding the petrochemical industry in Europe. INEOS Fluor has developed a refrigerant which will have a direct global warming potential below the threshold for automotive refrigerants set by the European F-Gas Directive. The European Parliament's environment committee has voted in favour of a ban on the use of mercury in home thermometers. Environmental group WWF has called on Europe's decision-makers not to see the Emissions Trading Scheme as a substitute for improved energy efficiency.
ACCESSION #
22670015

 

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