EU environment ministers have called on the European Commission to present an EU strategy for a “non-toxic environment” aiming at a better alignment of chemicals, ..
News 7 Oct 2019
New EU requirements to make household appliances greener have been broadly welcomed by consumer groups, although a trade body has described some of the rules ..
News 1 Oct 2019
The European Court of Justice has rejected an attempt to reverse the decision by the European Chemicals Agency identifying plastic additive bisphenol A as an ..
News 20 Sep 2019
Researchers have found almost three quarters of a range of consumer products tested contained toxic chemicals that raised health concerns ..
News 17 Sep 2019
Suppliers of products containing substances of very high concern will have to provide information for a new Europe-wide database from January 2021 under plans unveiled ..
News 9 Sep 2019
A decision by the Danish government to ban ‘non-stick’ chemicals associated with health and environmental risks from paper food packaging has prompted green groups to ..
News 4 Sep 2019
Chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide, might face an EU-wide ban after the European Food Safety Authority declared that the substance “does not meet the criteria” ..
News 6 Aug 2019
Washington has called on the EU to “take no further action” on plans to label the widely used pigment titanium dioxide as a suspected carcinogen ..
News 1 Aug 2019
- Climate,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Government efforts to cut CO2 emissions through measures such as phasing out coal or carbon taxes could be blocked by multinationals using investor state dispute ..
News 17 Jul 2019
Health and environment campaigners are largely at odds with the farming and chemicals industry over how the EU should review legislation on endocrine disrupting chemicals ..
News 12 Jul 2019
Well over half of summer fruits such as strawberries and cherries are tainted with chemical “cocktails” whose potential health impacts are unclear, campaigners have warned ..
News 4 Jul 2019
- Chemicals,Products,EU's Circular Economy
An EU-financed project has used innovative technology to create new green chemicals that have the potential to greatly reduce the environmental footprint of the leather-making ..
Analysis 27 Jun 2019
The EU Council has given final approval to new rules on persistent organic pollutants, CO2 emissions limits for trucks, public procurement of clean vehicles, and ..
News 13 Jun 2019
Global rules hailed by campaigners as a weapon against the dumping of plastic waste on developing countries could have the unintended consequence of increasing incineration ..
News 20 May 2019