U.K.'s DEFRA deferring to EU's REACH regulators; not expecting nanotech-specific regulations before 2012

While visiting the NanoEurope 2008 conference in Switzerland, we spoke with Steve Morgan, Nanotechnologies Policy Advisor for the U.K.'s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Steve put a brave face on the disappointing response to DEFRA's Voluntary Reporting Scheme (VRS) for na...

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