Directive 82/501/EC

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Directive 82/501/EC
Directive on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances
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Directive 82/501/EC was a European Union law aimed at improving the safety of sites containing large quantities of dangerous substances. It is also known as the Seveso Directive, after the Seveso disaster. It was superseded by the Seveso II Directive.

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