Danes splurge on chemicals and green technology

Danish MPs have agreed a four-year DKr 173m (€23m) action plan aiming to "significantly strengthen" consumer protection from harmful compounds, the government announced on Friday. The plan focuses on endocrine disruptors and cocktail effects.

Earlier this year, Denmark called on the EU to take "serious consideration" of the issue. The plan will help the government "assess massive numbers of chemicals so that we can get the most problematic prohibited", environment Minister Troels Lund Poulsen said in a statement.

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