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Managing Chemicals for a Better Environment

04 September 2002

We welcome this consultation in principle. The overall approach is sensible. It recognises that there are 'natural' sources of chemicals as well as anthropogenic sources. The emphasis on organic chemicals is correct and the emphasis on weighing up the costs and benefits of any action is good. However, we are less convinced about the proposals for achieving the objectives. EA's resources and remit are limited and we are concerned about a number of issues in particular.

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'Managing Chemicals for a Better Environment' : Consultation Document on the Environment Agency's Chemicals Strategy
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Dr Steven Lipworth
Health, Safety and Environment Policy Adviser
Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7440 3337
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Email: Dr Steven Lipworth