Spotlight on PVC in the battle over chlorine

Greenpeace has renewed its offensive against the chlorine industry with two reports on PVC production. The reports present data from recent studies into releases of dioxins and other organochlorines from European PVC plants and warn that there are vital gaps in knowledge about the extent and impacts of such emissions. The group has already scored one success in persuading the Norwegian authorities to suspend a decision to authorise expansion of a PVC plant.

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