EU finalises groundwater directive

Cozier, Muriel
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/30/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 41, p36
Trade Publication
This article reports that the European Parliament has finalised details on a directive aimed at groundwater protection. It will introduce mandatory requirements to prevent hazardous substances entering groundwater. In addition, it will impose a limit on the level of nitrates in groundwater across the European Union. The directive will come into force in 2009 and is expected be reviewed six years later.


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