- May 23, 2019
‘Chemical dieselgate’ on eve of EU election | Two thirds of Europeans are concerned about chemical exposure
Europeans have long feared exposure to harmful substances, according to multiple official EU-wide polls.
Two thirds of Europeans are concerned about chemical exposure, according to polling from the European Commission in 2016.
The liberal ALDE group will consider creating a top job to oversee chemical matters if it does well in European parliamentary elections starting today.
Meanwhile the Greens have dubbed the issue ‘the dieselgate of the chemical industry’ (skip to 22:01:16), pointing to widespread breaking of chemical safety laws and lax official enforcement.
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