INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 28 Sept 2017


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# FOOD & FEED: 

  • Modern technologies in agriculture: EU Commission hosts high-level conference +++ 
  • Speech by Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis at the Conference on "Modern Biotechnologies in Agriculture – Paving the way for responsible innovation" +++ 
  • EP Draft opinion - A European Strategy for the promotion of Protein Crops - Encouraging the production of protein and leguminous plants in the European agriculture sector - PE 610.801v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety 

# POLLUTION: 

  • Major new UN report sets course towards ‘pollution-free planet’ 

# ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

  • TATFAR Policy Dialogue - Video Conference

# OCEAN GOVERNANCE

  • EP Opinion - International ocean governance: an agenda for the future of our oceans in the context of the 2030 SDGs - PE 606.174v02-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

# MERCURY

  • Zero Mercury Campaign: As new global mercury treaty enters into force, worldwide mercury production skyrockets

# LIFE

  • EU Commission: Member States to benefit from over €222 million investments for environment, nature and climate action
  • Wireless solution to water wastage - The LIFE Programme

# ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS

  • Objection pursuant to Rule 106: endocrine disrupting properties - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • BEUC: Too narrow definition of endocrine disruptors voted down

# BREXIT

  • Transport & Environment: Putting the environment at the heart of Brexit

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Publications - Roll call votes : 2017 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Amendments 005-005 - Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment - A8-0205/2017(005-005) - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • ST 12594 2017 INIT XXXVIth Annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) (Hobart, Australia, 16-27 October 2017)
  • ST 12550 2017 INIT Commission Decision (EU) .../... of XXX amending Annex II to Directive 2000/53/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on end-of life vehicles = Decision not to oppose adoption
  • St 12640 2017 Init Preparation of the 17th meeting of the HELCOM Maritime Group (Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, 10-12 October 2017) - Non-paper from the Commission drafted to facilitate EU co-ordination
  • St 12640 2017 Add 1 Preparation of the 17th meeting of the HELCOM Maritime Group (Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, 10-12 October 2017) - Non-paper from the Commission drafted to facilitate EU co-ordination
  • St 12640 2017 Add 2 Preparation of the 17th meeting of the HELCOM Maritime Group (Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, 10-12 October 2017) - Non-paper from the Commission drafted to facilitate EU co-ordination
  • St 12640 2017 Add 3 Preparation of the 17th meeting of the HELCOM Maritime Group (Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, 10-12 October 2017) - Non-paper from the Commission drafted to facilitate EU co-ordination
  • St 12640 2017 Add 4 Preparation of the 17th meeting of the HELCOM Maritime Group (Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, 10-12 October 2017) - Non-paper from the Commission drafted to facilitate EU co-ordination

# EFSA BRIEFS

  • Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance Beauveria bassiana IMI389521
  • Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for pyridalyl in light of confirmatory data
  • 2nd Network meeting on European baseline survey of norovirus in oysters - Parma 22 June


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