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
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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 ..
News 8 Aug 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
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
The EU court has again told Germany to implement EU limits on heavy metals in toys ..
News 9 Jul 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
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Document Watch 22 Apr 2015 External Content
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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
A proposed new EU rule on lead hangs in the balance after some member states expressed concern about its implications ..
News 5 Dec 2014