IEU Environment Telegram 17 May 2018

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REACH: 

  • REACH 2018 registrants: get support through our online chat +++ 

AIR QUALITY: 

  • Air quality: EU Commission takes action to protect citizens from air pollution +++ 
  • Nicolas Hulot et Elisabeth Borne confirment la détermination du Gouvernement à lutter contre la pollution de l’air pour protéger la santé des Français +++ 
  • EU Commission Answer - Clean air - access to information - E-001196/2018 +++ 
  • MdEPs Caspary, Gieseke und Lins (EVP/CDU): Luftqualität - Klage gegen Deutschland voreilig +++ 
  • CDU/CSU im Bundestag: EU-Kommission sollte Maßnahmen zur Luftreinhaltung unterstützen, nicht behindern +++ 

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: 

  • Environmental impact: EU Commission calls on CYPRUS, IRELAND and SPAIN to fully enact new EU rules into national legislation +++ 

WATER

  • Water: EU Commission urges on GREECE to comply with rules on flood prevention
  • Drinking water: Commission urges SPAIN to enact EU rules on drinking water

WASTE WATER

  • Urban waste water: Commission urges ITALY to comply with the Court ruling and ensure proper wastewater treatment

NATURE PROTECTION

  • Nature protection: Commission calls on CYPRUS and LITHUANIA to complete NATURA 2000 network

NOISE

  • Noise: Commission urges BELGIUM and CROATIA to adopt noise maps and action plans on environmental noise

PESTICIDES

  • CJEU: Judgments in Joined Cases T 429/13 Bayer and Others v Commission & T 451/13 Syngenta ,T 584/13 BASF Agro BV & Others v Commission.
  • Latest news - Special Committee on the Union’s authorisation procedure for pesticides
  • Plant protection products authorisation: EP Committee debate with national authorities - Special Committee on the Union’s authorisation procedure for pesticides
  • EU Commission Answer - Use of neonicotinoid pesticides - E-001113/2018
  • Umweltschutz schlägt Konzerninteressen - Europa-SPD
  • BUND: EU-Gericht bestätigt: Artenvielfalt ist wichtiger als Unternehmensgewinne

ROHS DIRECTIVE

  • EU Commission Answer - Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS Directive) - Annex III exemption requests - E-001501/2018

PLASTICS

  • EU Commission Answer - Reduction in plastic goods consumption - E-001219/2018

ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING

  • EP Briefing - Environmental Reporting Initiative: Implementation Appraisal

EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Publications - 2018 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety - Votes of 17.05.2018
  • Amendments 1 - 121 - A European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy - PE 621.968v01-00 - Committee on Fisheries

EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • Cm 2829 2018 Init Working Party on the Environment
  • Cm 2753 2018 Init Working Party on International Environment Issues - Desertification
  • Cm 2742 2018 Rev 1 Working Party on International Environment Issues (Global environmental aspects of sustainable development)
  • St 8499 2018 Rev 1 Draft Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles, amending Regulations (EC) No 715/2007 and (EC) No 595/2009 and repealing Directive 2007/46/EC (first reading) - Adoption of the legislative act
  • St 8499 2018 Rev 1 Add 1 Draft Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles, amending Regulations (EC) No 715/2007 and (EC) No 595/2009 and repealing Directive 2007/46/EC (first reading) - Adoption of the legislative act - Statements
  • St 8500 2018 Rev 1 Draft Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directives 2000/53/EC on end-of-life vehicles, 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators, and 2012/19/EU on waste electrical and electronic equipment (first reading) - Adoption of the legislative act
  • St 8500 2018 Rev 1 Add 1 Draft Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directives 2000/53/EC on end-of-life vehicles, 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators, and 2012/19/EU on waste electrical and electronic equipment (first reading) - Adoption of the legislative act - Statements
  • St 8501 2018 Rev 1 Draft Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste (first reading) - Adoption of the legislative act
  • St 8501 2018 Rev 1 Add 1 Draft Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste (first reading) - Adoption of the legislative act - Statements
  • St 8502 2018 Add 1 Rev 2 Draft Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2008/98/EC on waste (first reading) - Adoption of the legislative act - Statements
  • St 8503 2018 Rev 1 Draft Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste (first reading) - Adoption of the legislative act
  • St 8503 2018 Rev 1 Add 1 Draft Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste (first reading) - Adoption of the legislative act - Statements

EFSA BRIEFS

  • Safety and efficacy of Taminizer D (dimethylglycine sodium salt) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening
  • Safety and efficacy of cumin tincture (Cuminum cyminum L.) when used as a sensory additive for all animal species
  • Safety and efficacy of fumonisin esterase from Komagataella phaffii DSM 32159 as a technological feed additive for pigs and poultry
  • Evaluation of the impact of glyphosate and its residues in feed on animal health
  • Glyphosate: safety of residue levels reviewed
  • Review of the existing maximum residue levels for glyphosate according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005


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