IEU Environment Telegram 6 May 2019

Our telegram headlines today*: 


  • EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Proposal for listing GenX under 'substances of very high concern' - E-000926/2019(ASW) +++ 
  • Bundesumweltministerium: Weltweiter Bann für drei gefährliche Chemikalien - Stockholmer Übereinkommen verbietet PFOA, PFOS und Dicofol +++ 


  • U.S. Decisions on Glyphosate +++ 
  • Glyphosate Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision +++ 
  • Filing: Petition to Modify the Tolerance and Product Labels for Glyphosate with Regard to Oats +++ 


  • Promoting Circular Economy: EU Commission adopts common methodology to measure food waste across the EU +++ 
  • EU at the forefront of global action aiming to halve food waste by 2030 - Speech by Vice-President Jyrki Katainen at the 6th EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste +++ 


  • World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction - UN
  • An overwhelming majority of Europeans are concerned about the loss of biodiversity and support stronger EU action to protect nature
  • Europa SPD: "Weckruf gegen das Artensterben" - Weltbiodiversitätsrat schlägt Alarm
  • Die Grünen/EFA zum Artenschutz: Die Zeit zu handeln ist jetzt
  • Bundesumweltministerium zum Weltbiodiversitätsrat: Weltweiter Verlust von Arten bedroht unsere Lebensgrundlagen
  • WWF: Scientists’ stark warning of looming ecological collapse must prompt urgent policy action
  • Europe must take lead in halting ecological collapse - Friends of the Earth Europe reaction to global assessment
  • BirdLife: Ecological collapse is near


  • DG ENV
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on the compliance check of a registration for the Reaction mass of dimethyl adipate, dimethyl glutarate and dimethyl succinate, EC number: 906-170-0, referred by the European Chemicals Agency to the Commission pursuant to Article 51(7) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)


  • ST 8783 2019 INIT 8th Round of Mutual Evaluations - 'The practical implementation and operation of European policies on preventing and combating Environmental Crime' Report on Romania


  • Public Consultations-Pyridine-2-thiol 1-oxide, sodium salt
  • Public Consultations-methyl methacrylate methyl 2-methylprop-2-enoate; methyl 2-methylpropenoate
  • Public Consultations-2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol; diethylene glycol monomethyl ether


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