Green groups have criticised the UK government’s white paper setting out its negotiating position for Brexit talks with the EU, claiming it leaves key questions ..
News 13 Jul 2018
The EU chemicals agency has defended the objectivity of a recent call for evidence after criticism from campaigners, but bosses at ECHA admitted it could ..
News 11 Jun 2018
An environmental campaign group has reiterated its call for the EU to issue a full ban on bisphenol A in food packaging after the publication ..
News 9 Mar 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 EC is set to propose limits on bisphenol-A and two other known endocrine disruptors, as well as new provisions on microplastics, in an overhaul ..
News 31 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
A hydrogen-focused innovation programme could help the EU chemical sector overcome environmental challenges and become carbon-neutral by 2050, industry lobby Cefic said on Wednesday ..
News 20 Jul 2017
The EU is ready to ratify the Kigali Amendment that adds hydrofluorocarbons to the list of substances controlled under the Montreal Protocol after the EU ..
News 18 Jul 2017
EU experts have agreed to designate bisphenol A a human endocrine disruptor on top of its current repro-toxic classification, paving the way for an EU ..
News 16 Jun 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
One third of fast food packaging tested in five EU countries contained high levels of toxic fluorinated substances, European consumer groups have said ..
News 10 Mar 2017
The European Commission has authorised four hazardous chemicals that already are or will be banned in the EU for uses such as packaging and electroplating ..
News 17 Feb 2017
EU chemicals industry has urged the European Parliament to abandon a tiered approach to granting industry free CO2 permits as it votes on the reform of ..
News 7 Feb 2017
The UK government has confirmed its commitment to being a leader on climate change action after EU withdrawal but given little reassurance on wider environmental ..
News 3 Feb 2017