IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 24 Jan 2017



Our telegram headlines today*:



# ECHA


  • ECHA: New advice on using non-animal test methods

# CIRCULAR ECONOMY


  • Waste: boost recycling, cut landfilling and curb food waste, say MEPs
  • EPP: Circular Economy: turning waste into opportunity
  • S&Ds push through ambitious targets for waste reduction and recycling, crucial for a Circular Economy
  • EU-Abgeordnete Meißner (ALDE/FDP) zur Kreislaufwirtschaft: Ehrgeizige Ziele sind wichtig aber schwächere Mitgliedstaaten müssen aufholen
  • GUE/NGL welcomes more ambitious targets for waste management
  • CECED: Close the loop without knots
  • VKU zum EU-Kreislaufwirtschaftspaket: Abkehr von der Deponierung hat höchste Priorität

# THE ARCTIC


  • Highlights - An integrated European Union policy for the Arctic - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Remarks by Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström at Arctic Environment Forum

# PHTHALATES


  • EU Commission Answer - Correct application of legislation in force banning some phthalates - E-008151/2016

# SOIL PROTECTION


  • EU Commission Answer - Soil protection - E-007853/2016

# ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE


  • EU Commission Answer - Antibiotic resistance - E-008598/2016

# SEAS & OCEANS


  • EU Commission Answer - European system of space surveillance of the seas and oceans - E-008238/2016

# ROTTERDAM CONVENTION


  • Regional BRS Preparatory Meetings scheduled to ensure efficient COPs - Rotterdam Convention 
  • New Deputy Executive Secretary for the BRS Secretariat - Rotterdam Convention

# EU COMMISSION BRIEFS


  • DG ENV
    • EU Ecolabel TAS Annex Final after ISC-revised.docx

# EU PARLIAMENT BRIEFS


  • Draft agenda - Monday, 30 January 2017 - Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - PE 597.630v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Draft agenda - Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - PE 597.625v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs, Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

# EU COUNCIL BRIEFS


  • ST 5556 2017 INIT European Union membership in the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem services (IPBES) - Revised EU position ad interim
  • ST 5536 2017 INIT European Union membership in the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem services (IPBES) - Preparation of a revised EU position = Comments from delegations

# EFSA


  • Horizon 2020: EFSA’s Priority Research Topics
  • Outcome of the consultation on confirmatory data used in risk assessment for thymol
  • Outcome of the consultation on confirmatory data used in risk assessment for geraniol
  • Outcome of the consultation on confirmatory data used in risk assessment for eugenol
  • Benchmark dose modelling approach updated
  • BMD approach in risk assessment
  • EMA and EFSA Joint Scientific Opinion, RONAFA
  • It’s time to reduce, replace and re-think the use of antimicrobials in animals
  • Draft guidance on BMD approach in risk assessment: outcome of the public consultation on EFSA Guidance on the benchmark dose approach


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