IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 15 May 2017


Our telegram headlines today*: 

# CIRCULAR ECONOMY: 

  • EP on Food waste: an EU problem in numbers +++ 
  • Video of a plenary debate - Resource efficiency: reducing food waste, improving food safety - Monday, 15 May 2017 - 19:26 - Strasbourg +++ 
  • GUE/NGL: EU must have binding targets to reduce food waste +++ 

# MOBILE CHEMICALS: 

  • German Environment Agency wants better protection of drinking water against "mobile" contaminants +++ 

# OCEANS

  • First official beach clean-ups by EU staff ahead of Our Ocean conference, call to all administrations and industry leaders

# SUSTAINABILITY

  • A Step Forward for the Future of Sustainable Rubber - World Wildlife Fund
  • EP Opinion - EU action for sustainability - PE 601.004v02-00 - Committee on Culture and Education

# NATURA 2000

  • EU announces 21 May as 'European Natura 2000 day'

# ROTTERDAM CONVENTION

  • Elections during Rotterdam Convention COP-8

# FORESTS

  • Ongoing forest destruction has put Asia-Pacific at risk of missing global development targets – UN agency

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG ENV
    • REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT under Article 12(3) of Directive 2001/42/EC on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment
    • ANNEX to the Commission Directive amending Directive 2008/56/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the indicative lists of elements to be taken into account for the preparation of marine strategies

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Latest news - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Amendments 1 - 74 - International ocean governance: an agenda for the future of our oceans in the context of the 2030 SDGs - PE 604.617v02-00 - Committee on Fisheries
  • Amendments 1 - 92 - EU action for sustainability - PE 604.551v01-00 - Committee on Development
  • EU Commission Answer - The consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags - E-001408/2017
  • EU Commission: Answer - Oxo-degradable plastic carrier bags - E-001273/2017
  • EU Commission Answer - Dangers of the extinction of bees - E-001056/2017
  • EU Commission Answer - Biosecurity - E-001471/2017
  • EU Commission Answer - Pesticides - E-000686/2017
  • EU Commission Answer - French Mining Code inconsistent with EU rules - E-001010/2017

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • Working Party on International Environment Issues (UNECE - CLRTAP)
  • St 8960 2017 Init Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste - Preparation for the trilogue
  • St 9158 2017 Add 1 An Action Plan for nature, people and economy - draft Council conclusions = comments from delegations
  • St 8975 2017 Add 1 Rev 1 Draft Council Decision authorising the Commission to submit, on behalf of the Union, a proposal for an amendment of the Appendices to the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals with a view to the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties - Adoption = Statements
  • St 9109 2017 Init List of working papers (WK) distributed in the Working Party on Technical Harmonisation (Dangerous Substances - Chemicals) in the first quarter of 2017
  • St 9137 2017 Init List of working papers (WK) distributed in the Working Party on Working Party on Technical Harmonisation (Attachés) in the first quarter of 2017

# EFSA

  • Review of the existing maximum residue levels for bromadiolone according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005
  • Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for tau-fluvalinate in citrus fruits


*Note

Our telegram is published delayed by one day. It shows the headlines of our monitoring content, only. You can buy the full version of this issue here. To ask for a weekly trial of this monitoring mail click here or  fill in this form.





Comments

TOP POSTS

IEU ENERGY Telegram 18 May 2017

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 18 May 2017

IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 22 May 2017