Ukraine Will Ban Imports of Phosphate Detergents, Izvestia Says

Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Ukraine’s Environment Ministry is preparing a bill to ban imports of detergents containing phosphates, Ekonomicheskie Izvestia reported, citing Environment Minister Mykola Zlochevskyi.

The amount of phosphate in waste water near Kiev, the capital, is double the limit, according to the newspaper.

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