IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 17 May 2017

Our telegram headlines today*: 

# ECHA: 

  • ECHA: List of harmonised classifications updated +++ 
  • ECHA: Check the 2018 deadlines to apply for Union authorisation of biocides +++ 
  • Latest ECHA Consultations +++ 
    • Public Consultations-4-phenylbutan-2-one +++ 
    • Public Consultations-a,a-dimethylphenethyl acetate +++ 
    • Public Consultations-potassium titanium oxide (K2Ti6O13) +++ 


  • Umweltministerium und Umweltbundesamt: Internationales Kompetenzzentrum für nachhaltige Chemie eröffnet (DE)


  • S&D reiterates its rejection of EC proposal to re-authorise glyphosate. Ready to call for an Inquiry Committee if needed!
  • Die Grünen zur Wiederzulassung von Glyphosat: Vorschlag untauglich: Pestizide europaweit vom Acker holen! (DE)


  • Limits on exposure to carcinogens and mutagens at work: Second proposal [EU Legislation in Progress]


  • Waste: EU Commission refers ITALY to Court over failure to rehabilitate or close down 44 landfills
  • Waste: Commission urges 14 Member States to comply with reporting obligations under waste rules


  • Urban waste water: Commission sends last warning to ITALY to ensure urban waste water is adequately collected and treated


  • Air noise (Directive 2002/49/EC): Commission urges POLAND and PORTUGAL to adopt measures on environmental noise


  • DG ENV
    • KOMMISSIONENS GENNEMFØRELSESAFGØRELSE om indrømmelse af en undtagelse på anmodning af Danmark i henhold til Rådets direktiv 91/676/EØF om beskyttelse af vand mod forurening forårsaget af nitrater, der stammer fra landbruget (kun den danske udgave er autentisk)


  • CM 2825 2017 INIT Working Party on International Environment Issues (UNECE Espoo)


  • Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 208 Revision 2 (FGE.208Rev2): Consideration of genotoxicity data on alicyclic aldehydes with α,β-unsaturation in ring/side-chain and precursors from chemical subgroup 2.2 of FGE.19
  • Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for 1,4-dimethylnaphthalene in light of confirmatory data
  • Compilation of a database, specific for the pesticide active substance and their metabolites, comprising the main genotoxicity endpoints
  • Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for dichlorprop-P in citrus fruits


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