As UK mulls laxer chemicals rules, campaigners urge ‘swift, robust and punitive’ EU response

Green campaigners in Brussels have said the EU must be prepared to retaliate against a possible move by the UK government to water down chemicals rules, warning it risks undermining the REACH regime.

by Gareth Simkins
UK prime minister Boris Johnson visiting a police station on Friday. His government has signalled it intends to diverge from EU chemicals rules. Photo: Leon Neal/Getty Images
UK prime minister Boris Johnson visiting a police station on Friday. His government has signalled it intends to diverge from EU chemicals rules. Photo: Leon Neal/Getty Images

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