Brexit risks dragging UK pesticides laws deeper into shadows, critics warn

NGOs and academics say the British approach to agrichemicals could be just as opaque as the EU’s — or worse.

Brexit was supposed to give British citizens closer scrutiny of the laws that govern them.

  • Eddy Wax
  • Politico

But when it comes to the fiendishly complex and controversial regulation of toxic agrichemicals, the U.K. might end up with an even more opaque system than the EU’s.

That’s the warning from academics and NGOs, who say that despite the EU bringing in tougher new transparency legislation last month, London risks obscuring scientific knowledge from…

Years after the U.K. decided to leave the…

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