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Advisory panel urges Commerce to press EU on PFAS regs’ trade implications

March 13, 2024 at 3:19 PM
An environmental industry advisory panel has alerted the Commerce Department about proposed European restrictions on a class of chemicals with wide-ranging applications, saying the measures are overly broad and urging the agency to engage with EU authorities about possible revisions to reduce trade and supply chain impacts. The proposed restrictions – advanced last year by Germany and the Netherlands with support from Norway, Sweden and Denmark and under review by the European Commission – would largely ban the use of...

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