EU governments have agreed a new package of compromise amendments to put to MEPs in a bid to settle the text of the Reach chemical policy regulation. The amendments will be considered by the parliament at negotiations next week.
The proposals move towards the parliament’s position by making substitution mandatory for all substances where manufacturers have identified suitable alternatives. The shift was suggested in an outline compromise document drafted by the Finnish presidency of the EU council of ministers last week (EED 10/11/06).
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