Germany, Italy and Sweden have all rejected the need for an independent watchdog on vehicle type-approval to avoid a future emissions scandal, a leaked document ..
News 16 Feb 2017
A cross-party group of MEPs has supported calls on the European Commission to broaden an EU-wide definition of endocrine-disrupting chemicals to cover all products and ..
News 15 Feb 2017
The European Commission has proposed new voting rules to force countries to take a stand on controversial approvals for pesticides and genetically modified organisms ..
News 14 Feb 2017
The European Commission has removed a controversial derogation in draft criteria for endocrine disrupting chemicals in its latest bid to overcome member state opposition to ..
News 9 Feb 2017
Long-term exposure to nanoparticles in the food colour additive titanic dioxide can trigger and accelerate early stages of colorectal cancer among rats, according to a ..
News 23 Jan 2017
The European Commission has backed restrictions on the use of toxic chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), granting certain products more time to comply ..
News 17 Jan 2017
French government figures indicate that endocrine disrupting chemicals could be present in drinking water, campaigners have claimed, calling for EU action ..
News 16 Jan 2017
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
The authorisation process for endocrine disrupting chemicals that are hazardous enough to be considered substances of very high concern does not need to be made ..
News 11 Jan 2017
“Ultra-low” doses of the controversial weedkiller Roundup can trigger liver disease among rats if ingested over a long period, researchers have found, promoting calls for ..
News 10 Jan 2017
An EU-wide carbon price floor for power plants could avoid up to 943 million tonnes of CO2 by 2025, German researchers said on Monday ..
News 10 Jan 2017
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate
The French government’s environment ministry will roll out a voluntary ecolabel in March this year to help consumers identify greener products ..
News 9 Jan 2017
- Climate,Energy,Brexit and the EU
MEPs' backing of an ambitious reform of the EU’s carbon trading scheme and the Brexit referendum shaped the carbon price chart in 2016, according to ..
News 6 Jan 2017