HC Deb 16 March 1993 vol 221 c150W
Mr. Llew Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what communications he has received recently from the European Commission in regard to EC directive 82/501/EEC on major accident hazards of certain industrial activities.

Mr. Maclean

The United Kingdom received a letter from the European Commission acting under article 169, dated 18 February 1993, concerning the application of EC directive 82/501/EEC to a waste disposal incinerator in Gwent owned by ReChem International. The Department is currently considering this matter and a response will be made within the time limit set by the Commission.