IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 4 July 2017


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# ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS: 

  • EU Commission on Endocrine disruptors: major step towards protecting citizens and environment +++ 
  • EU Commission FAQ on Endocrine disruptors +++ 
  • La France: Perturbateurs endocriniens : après l’adoption de la définition européenne, le Gouvernement annonce une accélération des mesures nationales (FR) +++ 
  • Die Grünen/EFA zu Hormonverändernden Schadstoffen: Mitgliedsstaaten kommen ihrer Verantwortung nicht nach +++ 
  • BEUC: Consumers let down by decision on hormone disrupting chemicals +++ 
  • Hearings - Hearing on Protection of workers from exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work - 13-07-2017 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs +++ 

# CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

  • EU Commission Answer - Lack of rules governing the chemical industry - E-002995/2017

# GMO

  • EU Commission authorises five genetically modified products for food/ feed uses

# AIR POLLUTION

  • NEC Directive reporting status 2017 - The need to reduce air pollution in Europe

# WATER

  • EU Commission Answer - Conflict between the Sulphur Directive and the Water Framework Directive - E-003307/2017
  • EU JRC: Better mix of measures including pricing and awareness campaigns key to improving sustainable water use

# PLASTICS

  • EU Commission Answer - Plastic and microplastic pollution - E-003034/2017

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Draft agenda - Monday, 10 July 2017 - Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - PE 607.962v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Amendments 8 - 46 - Protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work - PE 607.785v01-00 - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Amendments 003-004 - EU action for sustainability - A8-0239/2017(003-004)
  • Amendments 005-008 - EU action for sustainability - A8-0239/2017(005-008)
  • Amendments 012-012 - EU action for sustainability - A8-0239/2017(012-012)

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG GROW
    • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on the identification of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP), benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP) and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) as substances of very high concern according to Article 57(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • ST 10326 2017 REV 2  - 71st session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (London, 3-7 July 2017) Non-paper from the Commission drafted to facilitate EU coordination
  • ST 10884 2017 INIT EU priorities for the third meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-3) (Nairobi, 4-6 December 2017) - draft Council conclusions = Comments from delegations
  • ST 10651 2017 REV 1 EU priorities for the third meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-3) (Nairobi, 4-6 December 2017) - draft Council conclusions
  • ST 10752 2017 INIT Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL laying down rules on the making available on the market of CE marked fertilising products and amending Regulations (EC) No 1069/2009 and (EC) No 1107/2009

# CELEX

  • CELEX:52017PC0366: Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, at the sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention regarding compliance case ACCC/C/2008/32

# EFSA

  • Scientific conference on the use of epidemiological findings in regulatory pesticide risk assessment
  • Pest categorisation of Dendroctonus micans
  • Pest categorisation of Anthonomus signatus

# ECHA

  • ECHA publishes an update (Version 5.0) of the Guidance on the Application of the CLP Criteria
  • Translated versions of the updated Guidance on data-sharing (v3.1) published.
  • ECHA publishes an update (Version 3.0) of the Guidance on labelling and packaging in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.
  • Public Consultations-Lead compounds-PVC
  • Public Consultations-Lead compounds-Shot
  • Public Consultations-Diisocyanates


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