BASF and its industry allies have been running a war of words to water down the Green Deal (Photo: Alex Kondratiev)

Corporate lobbying and the delay of the EU's Reach directive

The world is waking-up to how the human use of chemicals has crossed safe planetary boundaries, as these pollutants leach into our bodies, our soils, and our waters.

Yet the European Commission has delayed publishing its proposal to revise the Reach regulation, a key part of the European Green Deal's chemicals strategy. A revision is long overdue to tackle the weakness...

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