Rhine is cleaner post-Sandoz incident

Williams, Dede; Cozier, Muriel
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/30/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 41, p37
Trade Publication
The article reports that the 1986 agrochemicals spill into Germany's Rhine river has resulted to tighter environmental regulations throughout Europe. Germany's chemical industry association, the VCI, claims that since 1986, its members have spent €4.6 billion (bn) on water protection measures, not including a cumulative €24bn in equipment operating costs. The spill led to the installation of containment basins for run-off water and improvement in fire protection at agrochemical warehouses.


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