INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 19 Sept 2017

Our telegram headlines today*: 


  • Remarks by President Donald Tusk at the High-Level event on the Global Pact for the Environment +++ 
  • VCI: SDGs - Joint invitation from Chemie³, Arne Lietz (MEP, SPD) and Martina Werner (MEP, SPD) 


  • Life Cycle Assessment of Buildings: a Future-proofed Solution in the Digitalised World of Tomorrow 

# ROHS: 

  • Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS): EU Commission asks for feed-back on exemptions
  • RoHS Exemption for lead as alloying element in steel
  • RoHS Exemption for lead in cermet-based trimmer potentiometer elements
  • RoHS Exemption for lead as an alloying element in aluminium
  • RoHS Exemption for lead in high melting temperature solders
  • RoHS Exemption for lead as activator in the fluorescent power of discharge lamps containing phosphors
  • RoHS Exemption for certain electrical and electronic components containing lead in glass or ceramic
  • RoHS Exemption for lead in solders - machined through hole discoidal and planar array ceramic multilayer capacitors


  • DG ENV
    • DÉCISION DE LA COMMISSION concernant la demande de dérogation de la France au titre de la directive 98/83/CE du Conseil relative à la qualité des eaux destinées à la consommation humaine (Le texte en langue française est le seul faisant foi)


  • Motion for a resolution on soil - B8-2017-0505
  • Draft agenda - Thursday, 28 September 2017 - PE 610.668v02-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety


  • ST 12088 2017 INIT List of commitments proposed for presentation by the EU on the occasion of the "Our Ocean Conference" (Malta, 5-6 October 2017)
  • ST 11148 2017 INIT COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane ('D4') and decamethylcyclopentasiloxane ('D5') – Decision not to oppose adoption
  • ST 10651 2017 REV 5 European Union priorities for the third meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-3) (Nairobi, 4-6 December 2017) - draft Council conclusions


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