IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 14 July 2016


  • Proposition de décision du Conseil relative à la conclusion de la convention de Minamata sur le mercure
  • GUE/NGL MEP presents recommendations ahead of ratification of Minamata Convention on Mercury


  • Bayer-Konzern: Bayer erhöht Angebot für Monsanto und bietet Gewissheit in Finanzierungs- und Regulierungsfragen
  • CEFIC: New Commission study shows high regulatory costs for EU chemical industry


  • EEA: Model-based estimate of past change in annual river flows


  • DG Environment: Fertiliser tax of €0.05–0.27 per kilogram calculated for France as incentive to limit its use


  • Nanoparticles’ ecological risks: effects on soil microorganisms - DG Environment


  • Noise pollution may make people less likely to exercise -  DG Environment


  • Brexit implications for environment policy explored by committee - UK Parliament


  • EP Draft opinion - Approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles - PE 585.489v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • EP Opinion - Liability, compensation and financial security for offshore oil and gas operations - PE 575.123v02-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • EP Draft opinion - General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017 - all sections - PE 585.789v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety



  • News from EFSA’s expert meeting: FEEDAP Panel adopts scientific opinion on copper in animal feed
  • Benchmark dose update – have your say
  • Scientific opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 313, (FGE.313): α,β-unsaturated 3(2H)-furanone derivatives from chemical group 13
  • Scientific opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 400 (FGE.400): 3-(1-((3,5-dimethylisoxazol-4-yl)methyl)-1H-pyrazol-4-yl)-1-(3-hydroxybenzyl)imidazolidine-2,4-dione
  • Public Consultation on the draft update of the guidance of the Scientific Committee on the use of the benchmark dose approach in risk assessment


  • Answer - Biocidal Products Regulation - E-004238/2016
  • Answer - Toxicity of palm oil - E-004183/2016
  • Answer - Risks to human health and the environment of using calcium cyanamide as a fertiliser - E-003616/2016
  • Answer - Organic plastic products - E-003281/2016


  • Cm 3538 2016 Init Working Party on Forestry
  • St 10472 2016 Init 3476th meeting of the Council of the European Union (ENVIRONMENT), held in Luxembourg on 20 June 2016
  • St 11112 2016 Init Orientation debate on the eight round of mutual evaluations - Possible topics

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