ENDS Report Issue 291, April 1999

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  • Agency under fire from staff

    Environment Agency personnel are deeply disaffected with their management, according to an independent survey

  • Flame retardant pollution

    UK river sediments and fish are heavily contaminated with brominated flame retardants, according to Government research

  • Setback for EMAS

    Two of the first firms to achieve registration under the EC eco-management and auditing scheme have decided not to re-register


  • Unilever, Nestlé drop GM foods

    Two major food suppliers have joined retailers in removing genetically modified ingredients from proprietary foods, as the impact of public concern shifts up the supply chain


UK policy

EU policy

  • EC chemicals policy reform

    Proposals to accelerate the risk assessment of chemicals at EC level have been drafted by Germany for discussion by Ministers in May


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