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IEU Monitoring during the summer break: weekly summaries each Friday

Dear Reader,

During the rest of August, we expect less EU documents to be published by the European institutions. Therefore, the IEU Monitoring is switching to weekly summaries of EU documents, from August 13 - 24, 2018, published each Friday (August 17 and 24).

Nevertheless, we are in alert mode in case of unexpected events comping up and will keep you up-to-date.

Enjoy reading - but also enjoy your summer vacation.

Your IEU Monitoring & IEU Agenda team

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INSIGHT EU: ENVIRONMENT Telegram 18 Dec 2017


Our telegram headlines today*: 

# CIRCULAR ECONOMY: 

  • EU Council and EU Parliament reach provisional agreement on new EU waste rules +++ 
  • EU Council conclusions on eco-innovation: enabling the transition towards a circular economy +++ 
  • ST 15811 2017 INIT Eco-innovation: enabling the transition towards a circular economy - Council conclusions +++ 
  • EU Commission: Agreement on Commission's proposal to modernise waste processing rules +++ 
  • Statement by EU Commissioner Vella on the political agreement reached to modernise waste rules +++ 
  • Bundesumweltministerin Hendricks zum EU-Kreislaufwirtschafts-Trilog +++ 
  • German Environment Agency: Market shares for green products growing – yet CO2 emissions in consumer sector remain unchanged +++ 
  • Circular Economy: S&Ds ensure common EU standards and goals for better waste management +++ 
  • Petcore Europe: PET collection and recycling rates in Europe significantly increased in 2016 

# ECHA

  • ECHA: Ethylene dichloride the most exported PIC chemical in 2016
  • ECHA and EASA signed an agreement of cooperation

# ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING

  • EU Commission consultation: Amendment of EMAS Annexes IV (Environmental Reporting)

# MARITIME LITTER

  • Commission launches public consultation on actions to reduce littering from single-use plastic items and fishing gear
  • EU Commission: Public consultation on reducing marine litter: actions on single use plastics and fishing gear

# GREEN PROCUREMENT

  • December GPP News Alert on Green Public Procurement

# WATER

  • EEA: Waterbase - UWWTD: Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive – reported data

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • COMMISSION DECISION relating to the recovery of an amount of EUR 31,736.88, plus interests

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • St 15845 2017 Init List of working papers (WK) distributed in the Working Party on Technical Harmonisation (Dangerous Substances - Chemicals) in the 3rd quarter of 2017
  • St 15837 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 methanol – Decision not to oppose adoption
  • St 15794 2017 Init REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS Ninth Report on the implementation status and the programmes for implementation (as required by Article 17) of Council Directive 91/271/EEC concerning urban waste water treatment
  • St 15794 2017 Add 2 COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Accompanying the document REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS Ninth Report on the implementation status and the programmes for implementation (as required by Article 17) of Council Directive 91/271/EEC concerning urban waste water treatment
  • St 15780 2017 Add 2 COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY of the REFIT Evaluation of Regulation (EC) No 166/2006 concerning the establishment of a European Pollutant Release and Transfer register (E-PRTR) Accompanying the document Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on progress in implementing Regulation (EC) No 166/2006

# EFSA

  • EFSA visits Italian partners, discusses mycotoxins and climate change
  • Safety and efficacy of bentonite as a feed additive for all animal species
  • Safety and efficacy of an essential oil from Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum (Link) letsw. var. Vulkan when used as a sensory additive in feed for all animal species
  • Update on how EFSA evaluates genotoxicity
  • Clarification of some aspects related to genotoxicity assessment


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