EU experts have agreed to designate bisphenol A a human endocrine disruptor on top of its current repro-toxic classification, paving the way for an EU ..
News 16 Jun 2017
The Greens have taken legal action in a bid to force the European Food Safety Authority to release data relating to non-public studies of glyphosate ..
News 1 Jun 2017
New draft EU pollution standards for waste incinerators will be mandatory but could be lower for some pollutants if adopted in their current form ..
News 25 May 2017
The Greens and environmentalists welcomed on Tuesday a ruling by the EU court that a recently initialled EU-Singapore trade deal cannot be adopted without the ..
News 16 May 2017
EU truck-makers will need to certify the CO2 emissions of the vehicles they manufacture from January 2019 using a simulator known as VECTO after it ..
News 12 May 2017
A court ruling is set to force the European Commission to consider a European citizens’ initiative (ECI) urging it to pull the EU out of ..
News 10 May 2017
EU large combustion plants will face new mandatory pollution standards from around 2021 after countries backed them on Friday despite opposition from Germany and others ..
News 28 Apr 2017
The EU court has quashed a legal bid by manufacturer Polynt to stop a group of substances, known as HHPAs, from being potentially identified as ..
News 17 Mar 2017
The herbicide glyphosate should not be classified as carcinogenic in the EU, the European Chemicals Agency has concluded months ahead of a potential 15-year renewal ..
News 15 Mar 2017
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
Spain is in breach of the EU's Waste Framework Directive for failing to bring 61 landfill sites into line with environmental safety rules, the EU ..
News 15 Mar 2017
A decision to replace EU chemicals laws after Brexit could increase the exposure of the UK’s children to substances harming the brain, campaigners have warned ..
News 8 Mar 2017
The world needs a comprehensive global treaty against toxic pesticides as existing rules are failing to counter industry’s “extraordinary power”, a UN advisor has said ..
News 7 Mar 2017
The European Commission's plans to harmonise EU rules for materials in contact with drinking water could prove expensive and hard to monitor, an expert has ..
News 6 Mar 2017
A demand for titanium dioxide (TiO2) registrants to supply further data on nanoforms of their products to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has been struck ..
News 3 Mar 2017
Artificial sports pitches made from recycled rubber pose “very low” health risks, but controls should nevertheless be tightened, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has said. ..
News 2 Mar 2017