December 2007
Utility Week;12/14/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the call of the scientists from the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Germany for reforms to the European Union's (EU) Water Framework Directive. They claim that the directive's priority list of 41 harmful substances for special monitoring in watercourses is partially outdated, and addresses just a fraction of chemical pollution. The center has warned that EU water pollution controls could be undermined by growing energy crop production.


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