Chemicals

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Experts consult on nano medical opinion
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EFSA sets out five-year transparency plan
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JRC study highlights chemical mixtures risk
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Review will not change REACH authorisation rules
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NGO calls for tighter food contact rules
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Denmark drops its national ban on phthalates
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Chemicals, air top UN environment agenda
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Swedish agency urges wide-ranging REACH reform
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First REACH authorisation request approved
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Danish nano registration rules enter force
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Commission reveals EDC criteria options
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Four substances added to REACH candidate list
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NGO demands overhaul of product chemical rules
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Norway ponders increase in forest fertilisation
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EU authorisation procedure works, says ECHA
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Sweden goes to court over endocrine rules
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Consultants issue recommendations on DIBP
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DG Sanco accused of undermining endocrine rules
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EC making headway on nano proposal
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Heavy metals found in children’s jewellery
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EU issues TTIP position on chemicals, cars
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Germany told to apply stricter toy standards
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EU consultation on nano registry options
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REACH air freshener ban to apply from July
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Consultation launched on chemicals BREF
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France presents its draft strategy on EDCs
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Consultants back RoHS exemption requests
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Study finds no alternative to BPA in till receipts
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Danes complete surveys of 11 harmful chemicals
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ECHA issues first REACH evaluation decisions

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Informal Environment Council, 14 May

Yiannis Maniatis, Greek environment minister

Environment ministers discussed new climate and energy targets for 2030 at an informal meeting in Athens.

Greek minister Yiannis Maniatis, who chaired the talks, said member states remained divided on the direction EU policy should take.

The press conference also heard from the head of the European Environment Agency, Hans Bruyninckx, who earlier briefed ministers on the importance of environmental protection in the EU's 'Blue Growth' plan.

Watch the press conference

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