TITLE

Deal reached on legislation to revise the Seveso II Directive

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Apr2012, Issue 447, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a deal reached by European Union (EU) member states and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on a legislation that would revise and replace the Seveso II Directive on major accident hazards. Seveso II is aimed at setting safety standards at 10,000 EU installations storing hazardous materials such as fireworks, oil and toxic chemicals. It will be replaced by Seveso III to prevent and limit the impact of accidents. An overview of amendments to Seveso III is provided.
ACCESSION #
76110693

 

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