IEU Environment Telegram 16 November 2020

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ECHA: 

  • What do EU citizens think about nanomaterials? +++ 

COVID-19 SPECIAL: 

  • Statement by EU Commission President von der Leyen on CureVac +++ 
  • EU Commission further expands Guidance on COVID-19-related humanitarian aid in sanctioned environments +++ 
  • EU4Health: MEPs pave the way for an effective EU health programme +++ 
  • EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Contracts for purchases of vaccines against COVID-19 – names of negotiators - E-004900/2020(ASW) +++ 
  • EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Russian vaccine for COVID 19 – testing - E-004901/2020(ASW) +++ 
  • EU Commission: Answer to a written question - SARS-CoV-2 vaccine - E-005102/2020(ASW) +++ 
  • EU Commission: Answer to a written question - How is the EU preparing for the distribution of future COVID-19 vaccines? - E-005213/2020(ASW) +++ 
  • EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Safety of the COVID vaccine and pharmaceutical companies ducking liability - P-004923/2020(ASW) +++ 
  • EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Lack of a unified COVID-19 health protocol and restrictions on freedom of movement within the EU - E-004583/2020(ASW) +++ 

GREEN RECOVERY

  • Briefing - Opportunities of post Covid-19 European recovery funds in transitioning towards circular and climate neutral economy - 12-11-2020

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

  • LIFE programme: over €280 million in EU funding for environment, nature and climate action projects
  • Short summaries of projects from the LIFE 2019 call for proposals

PESTICIDES

  • EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Export licenses for European pesticides the use of which is banned within the EU - E-004981/2020(ASW)

CIRCULAR ECONOMY

  • Speech at the Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference
  • EP OPINION on New Circular Economy Action Plan - PE653.833v02-00 2nd version  - Committee on International Trade

DRINKING WATER DIRECTIVE

  • DRAFT RECOMMENDATION FOR SECOND READING on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the quality of water intended for human consumption (recast) - PE660.303v02-00

WASTE

  • EEA: Open consultation: Non-hazardous and inert waste: appropriate measures for permitted facilities

EU COUNCIL REGISTRY

  • CM 4605 2020 INIT END OF WRITTEN PROCEDURE WTO and Environment - Draft Communication on Trade and Environmental Sustainability – Approval

EU PARLIAMENT REGISTRY

  • AMENDMENTS 1 - 61 - Draft opinion Liability of companies for environmental damage - PE658.928v01-00

EU COMMISSION REGISTRY

  • DG ENV
    • COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... amending Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related compounds
  • DG GROW
    • REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the implementation and administration of Directive 2000/14/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 May 2000 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the noise emission in the environment by equipment for use outdoors
    • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE EVALUATION OF THE OUTDOOR NOISE DIRECTIVE 2000/14/EC Accompanying the Report from the Commission of the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation and administration of Directive 2000/14/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 May 2000 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the noise emission in the environment by equipment for use outdoors
    • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT EVALUATION OF THE OUTDOOR NOISE DIRECTIVE 2000/14/EC Accompanying the Report from the Commission of the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation and administration of Directive 2000/14/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 May 2000 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the noise emission in the environment by equipment for use outdoors

ECHA BRIEFS

  • Public Consultations-Dibutyltin oxide
  • Public Consultations-Dibutyltin maleate
  • Public Consultations-2,2',6,6'-tetrabromo-4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol; tetrabromobisphenol-A

EFSA BRIEFS

  • 127th Plenary meeting of the AHAW Panel - event date: 26 November 2020
  • Pest survey card on Agrilus planipennis
  • Setting of import tolerances for chlorantraniliprole in strawberries and pulses

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