European Parliament expands pollutants list

Cozier, Muriel
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/23/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 63, p34
Trade Publication
The article reports that the European Parliament's environment committee has voted to increase the number of pollutants to be limited in surface water for it to afforded good chemical status, in April 2007. The European Union has already set limits for 33 substances, but the committee vote could lead to another 28 being added to the list. European Environment Bureau said some of the pollutants were regulated under existing laws but many water pollutants were still unregulated like those originating from medical drugs.


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