Europe should by mid-century be routinely recycling used chemicals, while the industry itself should be running on renewable energy to cut greenhouse gas emissions, chemicals ..
News 25 Jun 2019
Environment ministers are set to call on the European Commission to speed up work on chemicals policy, and demand delivery of an overdue ‘strategy for ..
News 11 Jun 2019
- Chemicals,Markets & Corporate
The Court of Justice of the European Union has banned the use of two substances used for road marking paints that are considered harmful to ..
News 8 Mar 2019
The European Food Safety Authority must disclose key studies on the toxicity and carcinogenicity of glyphosate, a controversial herbicide widely used across Europe, EU judges ..
News 7 Mar 2019
The European Parliament censured national governments and the EU executive on Tuesday over their failure to implement a 2009 directive on sustainable pesticide use ..
News 12 Feb 2019
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
Lawmakers should take into account the indirect contribution chemicals firms make to climate action when drafting a European definition of 'sustainable' investment, industry representatives have ..
News 6 Feb 2019
The European Commission has said it will not consider an exemption for sugar beet production from a ban on neonicotinoid insecticides after announcing a vote ..
News 12 Apr 2018
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,EU's Circular Economy
Member states have approved a Bulgarian EU presidency compromise proposal to avert a de facto ban on the use of industrial by-products as component materials ..
News 23 Mar 2018
The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament is seeking cross-party support to launch an appeal at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) against the recent ..
News 7 Dec 2017
The European Food Safety Authority has rejected allegations of fraud and wilfully endangering the public after glyphosate campaigners launched legal bids in five European states ..
News 4 Dec 2017
The Swedish government is to set up a chemical substitution centre at the state-owned RISE research centre in Borås to help smaller companies to replace ..
News 8 Nov 2017
- Chemicals,Markets & Corporate,Nature
Inadequate diets and environmental impacts resulting from modern food systems are making people sick and costing billions, a report has warned ..
News 9 Oct 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