A total of 47 pesticides have been found in Spanish rivers, according to new data in a joint report by the Spanish NGO Ecologistas en ..
News 23 Feb 2018
The Swedish Chemicals Agency has reported 16 commodity importers to Sweden’s environmental prosecutor for failing to ensure that their products are safe to use ..
News 20 Feb 2018
New regulations imposing stricter limits on the use of BPA in food contact materials are set to come into force in September, the EU executive ..
News 14 Feb 2018
The system for the approval and control of pesticides in Europe suffers from a “lack of clarity”, the European Food Safety Authority has said as ..
News 8 Feb 2018
The French government could demand faster action from the European Commission on the process of eliminating dangerous pesticides from the market ..
News 24 Jan 2018
Political group leaders in the European Parliament agreed to set up a special committee to investigate failings and possible conflicts of interest in the EU ..
News 18 Jan 2018
The European Chemicals Agency has added seven substances of very high concern and updated the entry for bisphenol-A, as the list of SVHCs hits 181 ..
News 15 Jan 2018
The European Parliament’s environment committee rejected on Thursday a motion calling for a ban on the endocrine disrupting chemical bisphenol-A in food packaging ..
News 11 Jan 2018
The European Parliament’s environment committee could call for an outright ban on the use of bisphenol-A in plastic food packaging when it votes on Thursday ..
News 9 Jan 2018
The European Commission’s science and knowledge service has compiled a single list of more than 2,700 potential chemical contaminants in the marine environment ..
News 8 Jan 2018
Dutch farmers will soon be able to buy and sell the right to release phosphate into the environment, just as industrial plants can trade permits ..
News 20 Dec 2017
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has launched a consultation on proposals to ban around 200 highly fluorinated chemicals within the European Union ..
News 20 Dec 2017
Government delegates have endorsed a revised set of criteria for identifying endocrine disruptors in pesticides but shelved a vote on an EC proposal to ban ..
News 13 Dec 2017
The European Commission rejected on Tuesday a demand in a citizens' petition for a total ban on glyphosate use in Europe but agreed to address ..
News 12 Dec 2017
Proposed guidelines from EU regulators would make it “impossible” to identify a substance as an endocrine disruptor in the near term “even if there is ..
News 8 Dec 2017