Parliament finalises position on POPs in waste

MEPs have agreed to push for tighter limits on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) found in waste in a plenary vote in Strasbourg on Tuesday.

by Simon Pickstone
Rapporteur Hojsík during Monday’s debate: “We’re not talking about some nice chemicals, we’re talking about some of the worst chemicals known to mankind.” Photo: Philippe Stirnweiss
Rapporteur Hojsík during Monday’s debate: “We’re not talking about some nice chemicals, we’re talking about some of the worst chemicals known to mankind.” Photo: Philippe Stirnweiss

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