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Seveso III Directive

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The Seveso Directive (currently The Seveso II Directive) is the main piece of EU legislation that deals specifically with the control of on-shore major accident hazards involving dangerous substances.

The Seveso II Directive will be superseded by the Seveso III Directive in June 2015.

Introduction to the Seveso III Directive

Working in partnership

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HSE, the Environment Agency and the SEPA - working in partnership as the COMAH Competent Authority.

Updated: 2013-04-08