INDOOR AIR QUALITY DIRECTIVE BEING CONSIDERED BY BRUSSELS

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Commission is drafting a discussion report (green paper) on introducing an indoor air quality directive, which could control fragrances on consumers at work, on public transport or elsewhere. Cities in north America have already introduced such restrictions because of concerns about allergic reactions. Now, following findings by the European Union's (EU) EnVIE research project that EU citizens spent 90% of their time indoors, the Commission is seriously considering indoor air quality legislation: such EU laws already ...


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