INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 4 Oct 2017


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# ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS

  • MEPs on Identifying endocrine disruptors: Parliament blocks plans exempting some pesticides
  • EP Text adopted - Objection to an implementing act: Scientific criteria for the determination of endocrine disrupting properties - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0376 - Wednesday, 4 October 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • EU Council: ST 12705 2017 INIT Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) .../... of 4.9.2017 setting out scientific criteria for the determination of endocrine-disrupting properties pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 - Intention not to raise objection to a delegated act
  • EU Commission Statement following the European Parliament's vote regarding the Commission's proposal for the identification of criteria defining endocrine disruptors in the area of plant protection products (PPPs)
  • S&Ds push for ban on endocrine-disrupting pesticides
  • Ja zu Kriterien für die Bestimmung von Hormongiften – nein zu rechtlich unzulässigen Ausnahmen - SPD
  • Perturbateurs endocriniens : l’abus de lobby est dangereux pour la santé - S&D
  • Die Grünen: Hormonverändernde Stoffe - EU-Parlament verweist EU-Kommission in ihre Schranken
  • Commission scientific criteria whitewashes dangers of endocrine disruptors - GUE/NGL
  • BEUC: Endocrine disruptors: EU Parliament rightly says no to Commission’s lack of ambition
  • Heal: European Parliament demands ambitious proposal to reduce citizens' exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals

# REACH

  • ECHA: How do REACH and CLP impact industry’s sustainability strategies?
  • SMEs face financial challenges registering under REACH

# PLANT PROTECTION

  • Swedish Government initiates commission of inquiry with the aim of banning private use of chemical plantprotection products

# ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING

  • Environmental reporting: ensuring legal clarity and improving transparency - EU Council
  • ST 12871 2017 INIT Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 87/217/EEC of the Council, Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directive 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Regulation (EU) No 1257/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Council Directive 86/278/EEC and Council Directive 94/63/EC as regards procedural rules in the field of environmental reporting and repealing Council Directive 91/692/EEC - Preparation for the trilogue
  • ST 12673 2017 ADD 1 REV 1 Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 87/217/EEC of the Council, Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directive 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Regulation (EU) No 1257/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Council Directive 86/278/EEC and Council Directive 94/63/EC as regards procedural rules in the field of environmental reporting and repealing Council Directive 91/692/EEC - Mandate for negotiations with the European Parliament = Statement

# ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY

  • Environmental liability: EU Commission calls on AUSTRIA to fully comply with the EU rules

# NATURE PROTECTION

  • Nature protection: EU Commission urges SLOVENIA to properly enact EU nature rules

# WASTE

  • Plastic bags: EU Commission requests CROATIA and ROMANIA to enact EU rules on lightweight plastic carrier bags
  • Waste: EU Commission calls on SPAIN to clean up its illegal landfills

# AIR QUALITY

  • Air quality: EU Commission calls on ROMANIA to communicate measures to reduce emissions from petrol vapour

# AMBIENT AIR

  • Air: EU Commission calls on LUXEMBOURG and SLOVAKIA to comply with the EU legislation on ambient air quality

# OCEAN CONFERENCE

  • Our Ocean: The European Union hosts international conference in Malta to generate global action for safe, secure and healthy oceans

# WATER

  • Water: EU Commission urges on SPAIN to comply with EU water legislation

# WASTE WATER

  • Waste water: EU Commission calls on FRANCE, MALTA and SPAIN to ensure urban waste water is adequately treated

# NITRATES

  • Nitrates: EU Commission urges GREECE to comply with the Court of Justice's ruling

# TIMBER

  • Single Market and Timber: EU Commission requests BELGIUM to conform to the EU timber rules

# FEED

  • Text adopted - Genetically modified soybean FG72 × A5547-127 - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0377 - Wednesday, 4 October 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • Text adopted - Genetically modified soybean DAS-44406-6 - P8_TA-PROV(2017)0378 - Wednesday, 4 October 2017 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition

# ROTTERDAM CONVENTION

  • Draft reports now online ahead of Rotterdam Convention scientific committee meeting

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Draft agenda - Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - Thursday, 12 October 2017 - PE 612.064v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • ST 12721 2017 INIT First meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP 1) (Geneva, 24-29 September 2017) - Compilation of statements from the European Union and its Member States
  • ST 12701 2017 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) .../… of 7.8.2017 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for cadmium in colour converting light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for use in display systems - Intention not to raise objection to a delegated act
  • CM 4332 2017 INIT 2017 Annual Meeting of the OECD Forest Seed and Plant Scheme (Copenhagen, 3-5 October 2017)
  • CM 4378 2017 INIT Working Party on International Environment Issues (Biodiversity)

# EFSA BRIEFS

  • Assessment of listing and categorisation of animal diseases within the framework of the Animal Health Law (Regulation (EU) No 2016/429): contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
  • Assessment of listing and categorisation of animal diseases within the framework of the Animal Health Law (Regulation (EU) No 2016/429): Border disease
  • Assessment of listing and categorisation of animal diseases within the framework of the Animal Health Law (Regulation (EU) No 2016/429): contagious caprine pleuropneumonia
  • Assessment of listing and categorisation of animal diseases within the framework of the Animal Health Law (Regulation (EU) No 2016/429): ovine epididymitis (Brucella ovis)
  • Assessment of a decontamination process for hydrocyanic acid in linseed intended for use in animal feed
  • Public consultation on the active substance clodinafop-propargyl
  • Stakeholder workshop on the re-evaluation of food additives
  • Modification of the existing maximum residue level for abamectin in bananas



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