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Environmental brief ~ European Commission approves changes to draft chemicals bill

[JURIST] Leading Wednesday's environmental law news, the European Commission [official website] has agreed to amend the draft version of the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals Act (REACH) [EU backgrounder] to limit some of the chemicals that would have to be tested when produced in, or imported to, the EU in small quantities. REACH is scheduled for a vote in the European Parliament [official website] on Thursday. Reuters has more.

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