IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 24 May 2017


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# REACH: 

  • REACH Guidance for nanomaterials published +++ 

# TRANSBOUNDARY POLLUTION: 

  • Draft report - Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone - PE 551.879v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ 

# DESASTER RISK MANAGEMENT

  • New reports quantify human exposure to natural hazards and offer scientific guidance to save lives and property
  • Disaster Risk Management: science helps save lives - Joint Research Centre Commission
  • Atlas of the Human Planet 2017 – how exposed are we to natural hazards? - Joint Research Centre Commission

# THE ARCTIC

  • High-level event on EU Arctic Policy in Oulu, 15-16 June

# CIRCULAR ECONOMY

  • Completing the circuit: Electronic products in a European circular economy - ECOS (European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation)

# ENVIRONMENTAL CONVENTIONS

  • Briefing on the outcomes of the 2017 Triple COPs to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

#  THE OCEANS

  • The Ocean Conference: An Integrated Vision that must be Delivered - United Nations Sustainable Development

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG ENV
    • COMMISSION DECISION on the notification by Romania of a modified transitional national plan referred to in Article 32(6) of Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on industrial emissions (Only the Romanian text is authentic)

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • ST 9495 2017 REV 1 List of voluntary commitments proposed for presentation by the EU on the occasion of the high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal 14 (the Ocean Conference, 5-9 June, New York)
  • ST 9331 2017 INIT Draft Council conclusions on "Priorities for the EU's maritime transport policy until 2020: Competitiveness, Decarbonisation, Digitalisation to ensure global connectivity, an efficient internal market and a world-class maritime cluster" Adoption
  • ST 8455 2017 ADD 1 Proposal for a Council decision on the position to be adopted on behalf of the European Union at the International Maritime Organization during the 98th session of the Maritime Safety Committee and the 71st session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee on the adoption of amendments to SOLAS Regulation II-1/23, SOLAS Regulation II-2/9.4.1.3, the 1994 and 2000 High Speed Craft Codes, the International Life-saving Appliance Code and to Appendix V of MARPOL Annex VI – Adoption = Statement by the Commission

# EFSA

  • Safety assessment of the substance phosphorous acid, mixed 2,4-bis(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenyl and 4-(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenyl triesters for use in food contact materials
  • Safety assessment of the substance 1,2,3,4-tetrahydronaphthalene-2,6-dicarboxylic acid, dimethyl ester for use in food contact materials
  • EFSA-Member State risk communication handbook updated
  • Public consultation on the active substance BAS 750 F (mefentrifluconazole)
  • Public consultation: Guidance on the identity, characterisation and conditions of use of feed additives
  • Public consultation on the FEEDAP Panel’s guidance on the assessment of the safety of feed additives for the consumer
  • Public consultation: guidance on the safety assessment of feed additives for the consumer
  • Public consultation on the FEEDAP Panel’s guidance on the identity, characterisation and conditions of use of feed additives
  • EFSA panel renewal 2018: leading experts wanted for Scientific Committee


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