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EU countries actively working to clean up polluted environment

Posted: Dec 7, 2015
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Summarized by: Gerly Hey
The huge number of research reports addressing ecotoxicity and the potential threat associated with exposure to pharmaceuticals and other micropollutants has resulted in increased environmental concern and awareness worldwide. In Europe, within EU and national levels, legislators and environmentalists are working together to set strict regulations for priority chemicals in the coming years. The EU Water Framework Directive was adopted to target good ecological state of surface and ground waters including coastal waters by 2015 to protect the public health and the ecosystem.

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