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 ..
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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 ..
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The European Commission faces a legal challenge over its decision to grant approval to three recycling companies to use the endocrine disruptor diethylhexyl phthalate ..
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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
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
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
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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
New EU standards are planned on compostable plastic bags, green infrastructure and monitoring mercury emissions, according to the Commission’s annual work programme for standardisation ..
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