(From Government News Network (Was Hermes-Government Press Releases))
] DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS News Release ref : 532/06 20 December 2006 Controlling dangerous substances in surface water - views sought on new proposals
Proposals for dealing with hazardous substances found in surface waters are published today.
The Defra consultation follows publication in July of a European Commission proposal for a new Water Framework Directive daughter directive on Priority Substances - 33 of the most persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic substances on current assessment. It also seeks comments on Defra's regulatory impact assessment …