Shipping giant Seatrade has been found guilty of breaking EU waste export laws in the sale of end-of-life ships to South Asian shipbreaking yards ..
News 16 Mar 2018
An environmental campaign group has reiterated its call for the EU to issue a full ban on bisphenol A in food packaging after the publication ..
News 9 Mar 2018
Norway has added seven new substances to its official list of priority substances that pose a risk to human health or the environment ..
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The Swedish Chemicals Agency has reported 16 commodity importers to Sweden’s environmental prosecutor for failing to ensure that their products are safe to use ..
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An environmental NGO has submitted a complaint to a district court in Germany after a firm refused to stop selling “health-endangering” light bulbs ..
News 15 Feb 2018
New regulations imposing stricter limits on the use of BPA in food contact materials are set to come into force in September, the EU executive ..
News 14 Feb 2018
The system for the approval and control of pesticides in Europe suffers from a “lack of clarity”, the European Food Safety Authority has said as ..
News 8 Feb 2018
The French government could demand faster action from the European Commission on the process of eliminating dangerous pesticides from the market ..
News 24 Jan 2018
The European Commission plans to propose next week stricter limits on contaminants in drinking water to bring them in line with the latest WHO guidelines, ..
News 23 Jan 2018
Political group leaders in the European Parliament agreed to set up a special committee to investigate failings and possible conflicts of interest in the EU ..
News 18 Jan 2018
The European Chemicals Agency has added seven substances of very high concern and updated the entry for bisphenol-A, as the list of SVHCs hits 181 ..
News 15 Jan 2018
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