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Europe's Chlor-Alkali Industry Under Pressure

12:51 PM MDT | September 20, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz in Berlin

The European chlor-alkali industry needs some letup in the pace of legislation if it is not to lose its share of the global market, delegates to Euro Chlor’s (Brussels) AGM in Berlin on Friday were told.   Regulatory issues, such as the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals (Reach) law; the Emissions Trading Scheme; high energy costs; and the industry’s own voluntary conversion from mercury to membrane cell technology by 2020 are the major challenges facing the sector. Michael Träger, former chairman of...

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