IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 15 Feb 2017


Our telegram headlines today*:


# ECHA

  • RAAF: More clarity for read-across assessment
  • REACH: Enhanced completeness check delivers its first results

# AIR POLLUTION

  • Air pollution: Commission warns GERMANY, FRANCE, SPAIN, ITALY and the UNITED KINGDOM of continued air pollution breaches

# WASTE

  • Landfills: Commission refers ROMANIA to the Court of Justice of the EU over illegal landfills
  • Waste: EU Commission calls on AUSTRIA to enact EU rules on waste
  • Waste: EU Commission requests BELGIUM to revise regional measures on waste management and waste prevention
  • Waste: EU Commission calls on ITALY to adopt and revise regional measures on waste management

# WASTE WATER

  • Waste water: EU Commission takes IRELAND to Court for failure to upgrade waste water treatment infrastructure

# OCEANS

  • Swedish Government: Isabella Lövin opens preparatory meeting to Ocean Conference in New York
  • UN kicks off preparations for upcoming summit on oceans, launches voluntary commitment website

# THE ARCTIC

  • Arctic: environment and foreign affairs committees calls for rapid action to protect the region

# PESTICIDES

  • MEPs call for fast-track approval of low-risk pesticides
  • Watch the new BRS video on children and pesticides - Rotterdam Convention
# MERCURY
  • BMUB: Bundesregierung bringt Ratifizierung des internationalen Quecksilber-Abkommens auf den Weg
# EEA
  • Mapping Europe's environmental future: understanding the impacts of global megatrends at the national level

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG ENV
    • COMMISSION DECISION including the Government of Northwest Territories of Canada as a recognised body in the list referred to in Article 3 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1850 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1007/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on trade in seal products

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Amendments 1 - 338 - Initiative on resource efficiency: reducing food waste, improving food safety - PE 599.592v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • ST 6286 2017 INIT Proposal for a Council Decision establishing the position to be adopted on behalf of the European Union within the Conference of the Parties with regard to amendments of Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention
  • ST 6223 2017 INIT Commission Decision (EU) …/… of XXX on the reference document on best environmental management practice, sector environmental performance indicators and benchmarks of excellence for the food and beverage manufacturing sector under Regulation (EC) No 1221/2009 on the voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS)
  • ST 6223 2017 ADD 1 ANNEX to the Commission Decision on the Reference document on best environmental management practice, sector environmental performance indicators and benchmarks of excellence for the food and beverage manufacturing sector under Regulation (EC) No 1221/2009 on the voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS)

# EFSA

  • Safety of proline-specific oligopeptidase as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 258/97 - 15 February 2017
  • Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance imazosulfuron - 15 February 2017


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