IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 4 April 2017


Our telegram headlines today*: 

# THE ARCTIC: 

  • EU Commission: Register to the high-level event A sustainable Arctic – innovative approaches +++ 

# PALM OIL: 

  • MEPs call for clampdown on imports of unsustainable palm oil and use in biofuel +++ 
  • Text adopted - Palm oil and deforestation of rainforests - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0098 - Tuesday, 4 April 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition +++ 
  • ALDE: MEPs demand tough new measures to tackle deforestation and unsustainable palm oil production +++ 
  • Die Grünen zum Palmöl: Schluss mit dem Verheizen der Regenwälder! +++ 
  • EU Parliament approves GUE/NGL report on sustainable palm oil +++ 

# OCEAN PROTECTION

  • Draft opinion - on an agenda for the future of our oceans in the context of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals - PE 602.837v01-00 - Committee on Fisheries

# WATER PROTECTION

  • EU Commission Answer - Water protection policy - E-000660/2017

# ADDITITVES

  • EU Commission Answer - Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 on food additives, the need for consumer protection, the European Pharmacopoeia Commission, and the Additives European Code and Customs Code - E-001046/2017

# PESTICIDES

  • EU Commission Answer - Ban on use of pesticides - E-009582/2016

# CIRCULAR ECONOMY

  • LIFE: Finalists announced for the European Week for Waste Reduction Awards

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • St 7782 2017 Add 1 Draft Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on mercury, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1102/2008 (First reading) - Adoption of the legislative act = Statements

# ECHA

  • Public Consultations-ethofumesate (ISO) (±)-2-ethoxy-2,3-dihydro-3,3-dimethylbenzofuran-5-yl methanesulfonate
  • Public Consultations-Granulated copper
  • Public Consultations-1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C8-10-branched alkylesters, C9-rich; [1] di-“isononyl” phthalate; [2]
  • Public Consultations-Ethanol, 2,2'-iminobis-, N-(C13-15-branched and linear alkyl) derivs.

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