New EU law makes paint greener


STRASBOURG, France, March 30 (Reuters) - Paint in the European Union will in the future emit fewer noxious fumes under a law passed on Tuesday. The aim of the bill approved by the European Parliament is to make safer the paints and varnishes used in a wide range of industries such as car manufacturing and decorating. "Greening our paints is not a question of colour, but of reducing the content of dangerous solvents they contain," said European Environment Commissioner Margot Wallstrom in ...

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