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MEPs back mercury pollution curbs, in line with UN Minamata convention

New legislation restricting the use of mercury, a persistent pollutant that has adverse effects on the environment and human health, was adopted by Parliament on Tuesday. The bill, already informally agreed with the Council of Ministers, aims to close the gap between existing EU legislation and the United Nations Minamata Convention against mercury pollution.

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29.03.2017 17:09 Age 5 yrs
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