IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 14 March 2017


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# WASTE PACKAGE

  • EU Parliament decides abouit Waste Package: boost recycling, cut landfilling and curb food waste, MEP say
  • EP Text adopted - Waste ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0070 - Tuesday, 14 March 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • EP Text adopted - End-of-life vehicles, waste batteries and accumulators and waste electrical and electronic equipment ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0069 - Tuesday, 14 March 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • EP Text adopted - Packaging and packaging waste ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0072 - Tuesday, 14 March 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • EP Text adopted - Landfill of waste ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0071 - Tuesday, 14 March 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • EP President, Antonio Tajani, on the approval of the Circular Economy Package
  • EPP: Turning waste into resource a major opportunity for European industry
  • S&Ds push through ambitious waste-management targets as first step towards circular economy
  • Liberal and Democrat MEPs welcome boost to the circular economy
  • EU-Abgeordnete Meißner (ALDE/FDP) zur Kreislaufwirtschaft: Parlament bestätigt Verschärfung der Recyclingziele
  • Die Grünen zur Kreislaufwirtschaft in der EU: Mehr Jobs, weniger Verschwendung und Abfall
  • ECR: Europe needs to turn waste into wealth
  • CECED: A workable waste legislation to not waste opportunities
  • VCI zur Abstimmung im Europäischen Parlament über das EU-Abfallrecht - Neue Abfallgebühren ohne Lenkungswirkung
  • Wirtschaftsvereinigung Stahl: Beitrag des Stahls zur Kreislaufwirtschaft wird von der EU nicht ausreichend gewürdigt
  • IW Cologne on Circular Economy: German industry could save 2 billion euros in mineral raw materials

# MERCURY & MINAMATA CONVENTION

  • MEPs back mercury pollution curbs, in line with UN Minamata convention
  • EP Text adopted - Mercury ***I - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0066 - Tuesday, 14 March 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • EU-Abgeordneter Liese (EVP/CDU) zur EU-Quecksilberverordnung: Guter Kompromiss zum Schutz von Patienten und Umwelt - EU schränkt Einsatz von Zahnamalgam ein
  • S&Ds achieve ban on mercury fillings for pregnant women and children
  • Die Grünen zu Quecksilber: EU beschränkt Nutzung von Amalgam
  • GUE-NGL: EP green lights ratification of Minamata Convention on Mercury

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • ST 7225 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 - Presidency compromise text

# ECHA

  • Public Consultations-imiprothrin (ISO); reaction mass of: [2,4-dioxo-(2-propyn-1-yl)imidazolidin-3-yl]methyl(1R)-cis-chrysanthemate; [2,4-dioxo-(2-propyn-1-yl)imidazolidin-3-yl]methyl(1R)-trans-chrysanthemate
  • Public Consultations-2-methoxyethyl acrylate
  • Public Consultations-L-(+)-lactic acid; (2S)-2-hydroxypropanoic acid
  • Public Consultations-silicon carbide (fibres fulfilling the WHO definition: diameter 5 µm and aspect ratio ≥ 3:1)
  • Public Consultations-diisooctyl phthalate
  • Public Consultations-branched hexatriacontane
  • Public Consultations-Margosa, ext. [cold-pressed oil of Azadirachta indica seeds without shells extracted with super-critical carbon dioxide]
  • Public Consultations-ipconazole (ISO); (1RS,2SR,5RS;1RS,2SR,5SR)-2-(4-chlorobenzyl)-5-isopropyl-1-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl)cyclopentanol (CAS No 125225-28-7, all stereoisomers; 115850-69-6, cis-cis racemate; 115937-89-8, cist-trans racemate)

# EFSA

  • Scientific Opinion on the update of the list of QPS-recommended biological agents intentionally added to food or feed as notified to EFSA
  • Re-evaluation of soybean hemicellulose (E 426) as a food additive
  • Update of the list of QPS-recommended biological agents intentionally added to food or feed as notified to EFSA 5: suitability of taxonomic units notified to EFSA until September 2016
  • Register for the open PLH meeting. Deadline: 23 March


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