TITLE

Hazardous? Our right to know

AUTHOR(S)
Chynoweth, Emma
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;11/6/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 42, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The European Parliament's second reading of the European Union's proposed Reach chemicals policy on November 14, 2006 is prompting interest groups to make their final positions clear. Construction firm Skanska and the European association of drinking water and waste water operators, Eureau, are urging the Council to back the position of Parliament's environment committee for a stronger line on the substitution of hazardous chemicals.
ACCESSION #
23158362

 

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