Industries Seek To Water Down Europe's Protections Of Rivers And Lakes

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BRUSSELS, Belgium

Big industries throughout Europe are lobbying for significant and devastating changes to the EU water law, the Water Framework Directive (WFD), according to a coalition of environmental organizations. Living Rivers Europe, five environmental and angling organisations, has sent a letter to the Environment Ministers of EU Member States ahead of meetings on May 20 and 21 of the EU Member States to discuss water related issues.