'Conflict of interest' row flares in advance of  PFOA discussions.

The European Commission and the consultancy it hired to work on its draft nomination of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) to the Stockholm Convention, have both refuted claims of "a conflict of interest cloud over the proceedings".

The European Commission and the consultancy it hired to work on its draft nomination of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) to the Stockholm Convention, have both refuted claims that it was inappropriate to use the consultancy and that doing so "created a conflict of interest cloud over the proceedings".

Keep reading... Show less
From our Newsroom

Heroes of another kind

Covid-19 has made heroes out of millions of healthcare workers. Here are a few reporters that have earned our thanks, too.

Above The Fold

Daily & Weekly newsletters all free.