IEU Environment Telegram 8 October 2018

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FEED ADDITIVES: 

  • EFSA Public consultation: Guidance on feed additives and the environment +++ 
  • EU Commission Answer to a written question - Safety of food and feed - E-004224/2018(ASW) +++ 

FORESTS: 

  • EU Commission Answer to a written question - Support measures for sustainable forests - E-004270/2018(ASW)

MERCURY

  • EU Commission Answer to a written question - Lighting industry requests for exemption under the RoHS 2 Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances - light sources containing mercury (Annex III, points 1(a)-(e)) - E-004228/2018(ASW)

MARINE LITTER

  • Norway: Dramatic increase in funding for efforts to combat marine litter

ROTTERDAM CONVENTION

  • The latest version of the BRS Newsletter is now online

EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • Cm 4458 2018 Init Working Party on International Environment Issues (UNECE Espoo) (afternoon only)
  • St 12480 2018 Init COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Environment)
  • St 12791 2018 Init EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain amending Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 [on general food law], Directive 2001/18/EC [on the deliberate release into the environment of GMOs], Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 [on GM food and feed], Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 [on feed additives], Regulation (EC) No 2065/2003 [on smoke flavourings], Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 [on food contact materials]
  • Cm 4602 2018 Init Working Party on the Environment
  • St 12530 2018 Init Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union at the International Maritime Organization during the 73rd session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee and the 100th session of the Maritime Safety Committee, on the adoption of amendments to regulation 14 of Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships
  • St 12682 2018 Init The Clean Air Programme – to protect health, the climate and the environment – for co-financing of new heat sources and thermal modernisation of single-family buildings in Poland Information from the Polish delegation

ECHA BRIEFS

  • Public Consultations-mecoprop-P (ISO) [1] and its salts; (R)-2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propionic acid [1] and its salts
  • Public Consultations-imidacloprid (ISO); (E)-1-(6-chloro-3-pyridylmethyl)-N-nitroimidazolidin-2-ylideneamine
  • Public Consultations-diflufenican (ISO); N-(2,4-difluorophenyl)-2-[3-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy]-3-pyridinecarboxamide; 2′,4′-difluoro-2-(α,α,α-trifluoro-m-tolyloxy) nicotinanilide
  • Public Consultations-6,6'-di-tert-butyl-2,2'-methylenedi-p-cresol
  • Public Consultations-3-aminomethyl-3,5,5-trimethylcyclohexylamine
  • Public Consultations-Azamethiphos
  • Public Consultations-tetrakis(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-m-phenylene biphosphate; tetrakis(2,6-dimethylphenyl) 1,3-phenylene bis(phosphate)

EFSA BRIEFS

  • Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment for the active substance flumioxazin in light of negligible exposure data submitted
  • Public consultation: Guidance on feed additives and the environment
  • Public consultation on the FEEDAP Panel’s guidance on the assessment of the safety of feed additives for the environment
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