Progress of the Draft Soil Directive
This useful web page discusses the status of the draft Soil Directive as it passes through its various legislative stages. ...  
Some significant doubts about the need for the draft soil frame work Directive have been exporessed in the European Pauliament, although The Portuguese 
Presidency has stated its intention to ensure that a political agreement on the soil text is reached before the end of the year.
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Environment: strategy for the protection and sustainable use of soil (amend. Dir. 2004/35/EC)
Posted: 25/09/2007 By: Professor Paul Bardos