Ongoing lack of clarity on chemical industry regulation after Brexit could be costly for the UK’s balance of trade, British MPs have warned ..
News 4 May 2017
Bayer would be making a “terrible mistake” if it were to go ahead with its planned acquisition of the US agrochemicals firm Monsanto, MEPs have ..
News 2 May 2017
Germany has brought legal action against the European Commission over poor implementation of construction standards, which it claims puts environmental protection at risk ..
News 27 Apr 2017
Socialist MEPs are “confident” of receiving the necessary backing for a parliamentary inquiry after the European Commission rejected calls for action over the EU approval ..
News 27 Apr 2017
Identifying potentially dangerous substances is becoming increasingly difficult due to a lack of information on how they are used and their potential hazards, the European ..
News 25 Apr 2017
Countries meeting this week to decide on a global ban on flame retardant decaBDE have been urged by campaigners to pass the measure without exemptions ..
News 24 Apr 2017
The European Chemicals Agency is calling for evidence to back its review of the EU restriction on lead in jewellery ..
News 20 Apr 2017
MEPs have cautioned against the “legally troubling” proposal by liberal MEP Jan Huitema to revise a 26-year-old EU directive on nitrates to promote manure fertilisers ..
News 12 Apr 2017
A green light from the European Parliament has paved the way for EU countries to ratify a global treaty on liability for toxic accidents at ..
News 10 Apr 2017
The EU could scrap some derogations from limits on toxic flame retardant decaBDE as part of global talks if a review finds they are no ..
News 5 Apr 2017
Nine countries, led by Denmark, have backed giving states more time to phase down cadmium in fertilisers while retaining the option of faster compliance, ENDS ..
News 27 Mar 2017
The European Commission is proposing to ban across the whole EU the use of three neonicotinoids that have been found to harm bees, limiting their ..
News 24 Mar 2017
Europe’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has raised the stakes in the forthcoming talks by linking future UK environmental standards to the success of a ..
Analysis 24 Mar 2017
The European Chemicals Agency has added 22 new substances suspected of posing a risk to human health or the environment on a list to be ..
News 22 Mar 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