IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 14 June 2016


  • Background brief - Environment Council, 20/06/2016
      • Review of the EU emissions trading system
      • The Paris Agreement
      • Ratification of the Paris Agreement
      • EU emissions reduction target
      • EU policies on climate
      • Reduction of national emissions of pollutants
      • Circular economy
      • Wildlife trafficking
      • NOx emissions by diesel cars
      • Endocrine disruptors
      • Global amphibian deaths (salamanders and newts)
      • Environmental implementation review
      • High-level meeting 'Make it work'
      • Policy conference 'REACH forward'
      • Recent international meetings
      • Informal meeting of environment and transport ministers
      • Work programme (July-December 2016)
  • Update: Environment Council, 20/06/2016


  • St 10151 2016 Init Draft Council conclusions on Closing the loop - An EU action plan for the Circular Economy - Adoption
  • EP Background on the circular economy


  • EU aligns its chemicals classification, labelling and packaging regulation to the 5th revision of UN GHS
  • Save the date for Copenhagen Chemical summit (28-29 September)


  • EEA: Communication tools can foster greener behaviour
  • Budget of the European Environment Agency for the financial year 2016


  • ENVI News 2016 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety



  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION establishing best available techniques (BAT) conclusions, under Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, for the non-ferrous metals industries


  • Highlights - Key objectives for the 17th Conference of the Parties to the CITES - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Draft agenda - Wednesday, 15 June 2016 - Thursday, 16 June 2016 - PE 584.170v03-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Motion for a resolution on the regulation of materials intended to come into contact with food - B8-2016-0744
  • Text adopted - Amendments to the 1998 Protocol to the 1979 Convention on long-range transboundary air pollution on persistent organic pollutants *** - P8_TA(2016)0027 - Tuesday, 2 February 2016 - Strasbourg - Final edition


  • St 10201 2016 Init Second Meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme (Nairobi, 23–27 May 2016) - Information from the Presidency and the Commission
  • St 10208 2016 Init Special Report No 3/2016 from the European Court of Auditors entitled "Combating eutrophication in the Baltic Sea: further and more effective action needed" - Draft Council conclusions = Comments from delegations
  • St 9721 2016 Rev 1 Draft Council conclusions on the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking - Adoption
  • St 10108 2016 Init Commission Regulation (EU) .../... of XXX amending Regulation (EC) No 582/2011 with respect to emissions from heavy duty vehicles as regards the provisions on testing by means of portable emission measurement systems (PEMS) and the procedure for the testing of the durability of replacement pollution control devices - Decision not to oppose adoption

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