IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 16 Sept 2016




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# INDUSTRIAL SAFETY

  • UNECE and Commonwealth of Independent States tighten cooperation on industrial safety
  • # HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
  • HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL CONCLUDES INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE ON HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES AND WASTES AND ON MERCENARIES

# GLYPHOSATE

  • Highlights - EU’s Pesticide Risk Assessment System: The Case of Glyphosate - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

# SOIL PROTECTION

  • Dutch draft at DG GROW: Regulation of the Secretary of State for Infrastructure and the Environment, of No IENM/BSK, amending the Soil Quality Regulation (updating references to normative documents 2017.1)

# GMO

  • EU Commission authorises GMOs for food and feed use

# CHEMICALS

  • New computer modelling tool to identify persistent chemicals
  • Draft Commission Implementing Regulation approving peracetic acid as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products of product-types 11 and 12
  • Draft Commission Implementing Regulation approving epsilon-Momfluorothrin as an active substance for use in biocidal products of product-type 18

# ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

  • Environmental NGOs: Europe must put people and planet first

# CIRCULAR ECONOMY

  • Pilot project — fostering a green circular economy in Europe through capacity building, networking and exchanges of innovative solutions — bridging the green innovations gap
  • New computer modelling tool to identify persistent chemicals

# OCEANS

  • EU Commissioner Vella announces EU to host global 'Our Ocean' 2017 conference in Malta 
  • Staatssekretär Adler: "Wir müssen gemeinsam die Ozeane retten" - BMUB
  • UNEP: More good news for oceans as Italy pledges millions of euros for sea protection
  • WWF: Innovation Needed to Save the Oceans

# EU REGISTERS

## EU PARLIAMENT
  • Highlights - ENVI September delegations - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
## EU COUNCIL
  • Cm 3921 2016 Init Working Party on the Environment
  • St 11333 2016 Add 2 Cor 1 COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Accompanying the document COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS A European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility
  • St 11333 2016 Add 1 Cor 1 ANNEX to the COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS A European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility
  • St 11333 2016 Cor 2 COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS A European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility
  • Pe 21 2016 Rev 1 REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL ON REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO GASEOUS AND PARTICULATE POLLUTANT EMISSION LIMITS AND TYPE-APPROVAL FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES FOR NON-ROAD MOBILE MACHINERY, AMENDING REGULATIONS (EU) No 1024/2012 AND (EU) No 167/2013, AND AMENDING AND REPEALING DIRECTIVE 97/68/EC
  • St 12196 2016 Init The New York Declaraton of the Coalition for an Ambitious HFC Amendment - Approval of signature on behalf of the European Union
  • St 12071 2016 Init Friends of the Presidency Group, 7 September 2016 - Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP)
  • St 12198 2016 Init - Proposal for a COUNCIL IMPLEMENTIG DECISION on subjecting the new psychoactive substance methyl 2-[[1-(cyclohexylmethyl)-1H-indole-3-carbonyl]amino]-3,3-dimethylbutanoate (MDMB-CHMICA) to control measures
## EFSA
  • Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for pyriofenone in light of confirmatory data

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