The European Parliament has given its backing to a provisional agreement on the EU’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, which will include a sharper ..
News 17 Apr 2019
The cement sector has barely made any progress on reducing its total carbon emissions in part because of a lack of clear policies to promote ..
News 12 Apr 2019
The European Commission has begun work to set new binding limits on pollutants in waste gas from chemical plants, with a first draft expected late ..
News 16 Mar 2017
WebNews 14 Nov 2016 External Content
- Chemicals,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
- Chemicals,Markets & Corporate
The UK government’s impartiality has been called into question as it pushes for broad exemptions of the brominated flame retardant DecaBDE under the Stockholm Convention ..
News 19 Sep 2016
The European Commission has issued a draft document that could see two lead pigments authorised for non-consumer use under REACH in July ..
News 20 Jun 2016
The ‘authorisation’ procedure for banned hazardous chemicals is ramping up, with a further 29 applications for 47 uses announced on Wednesday ..
News 29 Apr 2016
Pollution rules for the surface treatment of wood with organic solvents will be extended to cover processing chemicals not strictly defined as preservatives ..
News 7 Dec 2015
The European Commission has adopted emissions and procedural guidelines for the production of wood-based panels ..
News 24 Nov 2015
Seveso III, the revised directive on preventing major accidents involving hazardous chemicals, became operational on Monday ..
News 2 Jun 2015
Document Watch 22 Apr 2015 External Content
The European Chemical Agency’s advisors adopted a number of decisions on hazardous substance restrictions at a plenary meeting ..
News 9 Dec 2014
A proposed new EU rule on lead hangs in the balance after some member states expressed concern about its implications ..
News 5 Dec 2014
Document Watch 23 Oct 2014 External Content
The EU’s new industry commissioner has pledged to cut the burden of REACH on small- and medium-sized businesses as part of a wider drive to ..
News 6 Oct 2014