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Euro Chlor annual meeting: 'Intolerable' energy pressure on the chlorine industry

3:08 AM MDT | September 19, 2013 | Michael Ravenscroft

"There is intolerable energy pressure on the chlorine industry now," said Alistair Steel, executive director at industry association Euro Chlor, in comments to Euro Chlor's annual general meeting, held recently in Brussels. About 130 participants attended the meeting. "It is not ETS [the European Union's emissions trading system], it is core energy prices, the coupling of oil and gas prices," Steel said. "We need to debottleneck electricity grids and [oil and gas] pipelines. We need a single energy market [in Europe]. At Euro Chlor, we...

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