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
Finland plans to use a “complex accounting system” to hide the impact of massively increased logging on its net CO2 emissions, a report by NGO ..
News 10 Mar 2017
MEPs have called on the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils in biofuels driving deforestation “preferably by 2020” and to set its ..
News 9 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
The Bavarian state authorities must now draft a ban on diesel vehicles in Munich after a ruling by the Bavarian Administrative Court ..
News 2 Mar 2017
MEPs in the European Parliament's industry and energy committee called for a higher 2030 EU renewable energy target in a discussion on Tuesday on proposed ..
News 1 Mar 2017