‘The stakes could not be higher’: How leaks reveal deep divisions over the contents of the chemicals strategy

The European Commission’s Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability should be almost ready for publication – but leaked papers have shown deep internal divisions on its content and concerted lobbying from industry.

by Gareth Simkins
Chemical industry: crucial EU strategy due for publication on 14 October  (Photo by ERIC PIERMONT/AFP via Getty Images)
Chemical industry: crucial EU strategy due for publication on 14 October (Photo by ERIC PIERMONT/AFP via Getty Images)

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