INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 26 July 2017


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# AIR POLLUTION: 

  • EU Commission Roadmap: Fitness check of the EU Ambient Air Quality Directives +++ 

# CIRCULAR ECONOMY: 

  • How to detoxify the circular economy - BEUC +++ 

# MARINE LITTER: 

  • World aquariums against marine litter: Commissioner Vella launches global campaign in Monaco +++ 

# BIOECONOMY

  • EU JRC: New Knowledge Centre will provide scientific evidence on bioeconomy

# FERTILIZERS

  • EP Study: Economic Aspects of the Regulatory Framework in the Area of Fertilizers - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG EMPL
    • C(2017)5191/F1 (26/07/2017) - DG EMPL (DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion) - CONSULTATION DOCUMENT First phase consultation of Social Partners under Article 154 TFEU on revisions of Directive 2004/37/EU to include binding occupational exposure limit values for additional carcinogens and mutagens
  • DG ENV
    • C(2017)5069/F1 (26/07/2017) - DG ENV (DG Environment) - COMMISSION DECISION amending Decision 2014/350/EU establishing the ecological criteria for the award of the EU Ecolabel for textile products
    • C(2017)5129/F1 (26/07/2017) - DG ENV (DG Environment) - REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION AARHUS CONVENTION IMPLEMENTATION REPORT

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • ST 11496 2017 INIT Outcome of proceedings of the Working Party on International Environment Issues - Desertification on 20 July 2017
  • ST 11500 2017 INIT REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the exercise of the power to adopt delegated acts conferred on the Commission pursuant to Directive 2016/802/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 relating to a reduction in the sulphur content of certain liquid fuels
  • ST 11526 2017 INIT COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures
  • ST 11526 2017 ADD 1 Annex (part 1) to the COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures
  • ST 11303 2017 INIT Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, amending and repealing Directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC, and amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006

# EFSA BRIEFS

  • Safety and efficacy of sodium and potassium alginate for pets, other non food-producing animals and fish
  • Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance chlorpropham
  • Dyes used in aquaculture
  • Development and harmonisation of reliable sampling approaches for generation of data supporting GM plants risk assessment
  • Explanatory note on DNA sequence similarity searches in the context of the assessment of horizontal gene transfer from plants to microorganisms
  • Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance Clonostachys rosea strain J1446 (approved in Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 as Gliocladium catenulatum strain J1446)
  • Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for fluazinam in onions, shallots and garlic
  • Public consultation on the active substance 1-methylcyclopropene


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