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Czech President Vetoes Reach
1:50 PM MDT | August 18, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff
Klaus: No need for tougher rules. Czech President Václav Klaus has vetoed the European Union’s (EU) Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) legislation. “There is no reason to further toughen legislation in this field. People are not endangered by chemicals,” Klaus said in a statement last week, quoted by Germany’s DPA news agency. Klaus vetoed an amended Czech version of Reach, which the Czech parliament approved last month, reports say. The Reach program will undermine the competitiveness of the EU...
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