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
The European Commission faces a legal challenge over its decision to grant approval to three recycling companies to use the endocrine disruptor diethylhexyl phthalate ..
News 8 Aug 2016
Five member states have proposed a new EU-wide treaty to protect investment decisions between different countries, in a move that NGOs argue could expose governments to ..
News 23 May 2016
- Climate,Products,Markets & Corporate
The UK government has shelved proposals to increase tax on a range of energy-saving materials, including solar PV and insulation, which would have seen VAT ..
News 24 Mar 2016
ECHA scientists have backed a UK proposal for restricting chemicals used in personal care products that harm the environment ..
News 15 Mar 2016
The EU court has again told Germany to implement EU limits on heavy metals in toys ..
News 9 Jul 2015
The EU limit on phosphorus in dishwasher detergents that will apply from 2017 should not be revised, the European Commission has decided ..
News 5 Jun 2015
The EU court ruled on Thursday that the UK has violated EU rules by offering a reduced VAT rate for energy-saving materials that improve buildings’ ..
News 4 Jun 2015
- Waste & Resources,Products
Several EU member states have yet to fully implement regulations to combat the trade in illegal logging two years after the policy came into force, ..
News 22 Apr 2015
The European Commission’s scientific advisors on emerging risks have included graphene nanomaterials on a list of issues that could have a significant impact on human ..
News 13 Apr 2015