Seveso


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Seveso

a town in N Italy, near Milan: evacuated in 1976 after contamination by a poisonous cloud of dioxin gas released from a factory
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Seveso III must be adopted into national law by all member states by June 1, but that seems to be the extent to which the EU is willing to involve itself into the affairs of its member states -- even if it is made aware of flagrant non-compliance.
The Seveso Women's Health Study (SWHS), initiated in 1996, is a historical cohort study of the female population residing around Seveso at the time of the explosion in 1976.
In Europe, QRA and QRA-based managerial decisions are mandatory only in nuclear power plants and industrial facilities regulated by the Seveso II directive (e.
In another study of women exposed to dioxins (TCDD) following an industrial accident in Seveso, Italy, in 1976, premenarcheal exposure was associated with prolonged menstrual cycle (Eskenazi et al.
Developmental dental aberrations after the dioxin accident in Seveso.
Moving forward a little in time, the Seveso disaster of 1976 was most tragic and left a never fading impression on the people that lived there and survived this catastrophe.
The European Commission is to review disaster prevention policies and laws within the European Union, with a view to updating the Seveso II directive on preventing and ameliorating industrial accidents, such as major oil leaks and refinery explosions.
Seveso II Directive (on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances);
A 1976 explosion of dioxin from a chemical plant in Seveso, Italy was followed by an immediate loss of males: 46 females and 28 males were born in the next seven years.
1976 A cloud of toxic weed killer covered Seveso in northern Italy, following a leak from a chemical factory.