Campaigners accuse EU executive of bowing to industry over chemicals policy

The European Commission is considering adopting an innovation-based approach to reducing the impact of the chemicals industry instead of delivering an overdue 'non-toxic environment' strategy and rolling out stricter regulations, campaigners have said, citing leaked internal documents.

by Robert Hodgson
Chemicals industry: favours innovation as a means to promote the substitution of dangerous chemicals with less harmful ones (Photo by: Arterra/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
Chemicals industry: favours innovation as a means to promote the substitution of dangerous chemicals with less harmful ones (Photo by: Arterra/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

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