Tue. Jul 16th, 2024
CARCINOGENS & MUTAGENS
  • EU Council: Agreement reached on improving protection of workers from dangerous chemical substances
  • EU Parliament: Political deal on protecting workers from hazardous substances
  • Protecting workers against cancer-causing chemicals: EU Commission welcomes political agreement on 4th update of the EU Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive
  • S&D Group on deal to better protect workers from toxic substances harming their fertility and children
ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT
  • EU Commission adopts Recommendation to help companies to calculate environmental performance and manufacture environmentally friendly products
ZERO POLLUTION
  • European Green Deal: Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform kicks off
  • EU Commissioner Sinkevicius’ speech at the Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform
INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY
  • European Clusters Panorama 2021: a comprehensive picture of economic activity across the EU and industrial ecosystems
ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMES
  • S&D Group: “Polluters and environmental offenders must face a punishment that fits the crime”
BISPHENOL A
  • Bisphenol A: EFSA draft opinion proposes lowering the tolerable daily intake
  • BfR: Bisphenol A in Alltagsprodukten: Antworten auf häufig gestellte Fragen
ANIMAL TRIALS
  • BfR & Bf3R: Zahl der verwendeten Versuchstiere geht deutlich zurück
COVID-19 SPECIAL
  • EU Commission obtains further acceleration of deliveries of vaccine doses to Member States
  • Renew Europe calls for collective responsibility to end vaccine scepticism
  • ECDC: Epidemiological update: Omicron variant of concern (VOC) – data as of 16 December 2021
EU COMMISSION REGISTER
  • COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION on the use of the Environmental Footprint methods to measure and communicate the life cycle environmental performance of products and organisations
  • COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) / amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein and Commission Regulation (EC) No 865/2006 laying down detailed rules concerning the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97
  • COMMISSION NOTICE Revised GUIDANCE DOCUMENT EU regime governing trade in ivory
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/… amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 792/2012 as regards the addition of a new source code for plants from assisted production and related changes
  • COMMISSION DECISION to withdraw the recognition of TimberChecker as a monitoring organisation pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 995/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the obligations of operators who place timber and timber products on the market
  • COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) …/… amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in double-capped linear fluorescent lamps for general lighting purposes
EU COUNCIL REGISTER
  • ST 14459 2021 INIT Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the protection of the environment through criminal law and replacing Directive 2008/99/EC
  • ST 15057 2021 INIT Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution Forty-first session of the Executive Body (EB 41) (Geneva/hybrid, 6-8 December 2021) – Statements by the EU and its Member States
  • ST 15040 2021 INIT REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT on implementation of Directive 2010/75/EU on Industrial Emissions
  • ST 14557 2021 INIT Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on a General Union Environment Action Programme to 2030 – Analysis of the final compromise text with a view to agreement
  • ST 15051 2021 INIT Implementation of the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 – Information from the Commission
  • ST 15046 2021 INIT 22nd Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean and its Protocols – Barcelona Convention (COP 22) (Antalya, 7 – 10 December 2021) – Information from the Presidency and the Commission
  • ST 15081 2021 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) …/… of 13.12.2021 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in metal halide lamps
  • ST 15081 2021 ADD 1 ANNEX to Commission Delegated Directive amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for mercury in metal halide lamps
  • ST 15101 2021 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) …/… of 13.12.2021 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in High Pressure Sodium (vapour) lamps with improved colour rendering index for general lighting purposes
  • ST 15101 2021 ADD 1 ANNEX to the Delegated Directive amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in High Pressure Sodium (vapour) lamps with improved colour rendering index for general lighting purposes
  • ST 15103 2021 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) …/… of 13.12.2021 amending, for the purpose of adapting to technical and scientific progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in single capped (compact) fluorescent lamps for general lighting purposes < 30 W with a lifetime equal to or above 20 000 h
  • ST 15103 2021 ADD 1 ANNEX to Commission Delegated Directive amending, for the purpose of adapting to technical and scientific progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in single capped (compact) fluorescent lamps for general lighting purposes < 30 W with a lifetime equal to or above 20 000 h
  • ST 15112 2021 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) …/… of 13.12.2021 amending, for the purpose of adapting to technical and scientific progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in single capped (compact) fluorescent lamps for general lighting purposes
  • ST 15112 2021 ADD 1 ANNEX to Commission Delegated Directive amending, for the purpose of adapting to technical and scientific progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in single capped (compact) fluorescent lamps for general lighting purposes
  • ST 15113 2021 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) …/… of 13.12.2021 amending, for the purpose of adapting to technical and scientific progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in non-linear tri-band phosphor lamps
  • ST 15113 2021 ADD 1 ANNEX to Commission Delegated Directive amending, for the purpose of adapting to technical and scientific progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in non-linear tri-band phosphor lamps
  • ST 15116 2021 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) …/… of 13.12.2021 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in other High Pressure Sodium (vapour) lamps for general lighting purposes
  • ST 15116 2021 ADD 1 ANNEX to Commission Delegated Directive amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for mercury in other high pressure sodium lamps for general lighting purposes
  • ST 14926 2021 INIT COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Environment)
  • ST 15065 2021 INIT Convention on Biological Diversity: 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Part 1) (Kunming/hybrid, 11-15 October 2021) – Statements by the EU and its Member States
  • ST 15043 2021 INIT 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 15.1) (Kunming (hybrid), 11 – 15 October 2021) – Information from the Presidency and the Commission
  • ST 15075 2021 INIT REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1185/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 concerning statistics on pesticides
  • ST 15025 2021 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) …/… of 13.12.2021 amending, for the purpose of adapting to technical and scientific progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in single capped (compact) fluorescent lamps for special purposes
  • ST 15025 2021 ADD 1 ANNEX to Commission Delegated Directive amending, for the purpose of adapting to technical and scientific progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in single capped (compact) fluorescent lamps for special purposes
  • ST 15041 2021 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) …/… of 13.12.2021 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for mercury in fluorescent lamps for other general lighting and special purposes
  • ST 15041 2021 ADD 1 ANNEX to Commission Delegated Directive amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for mercury in fluorescent lamps for other general lighting and special purposes
  • ST 15049 2021 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) …/… of 13.12.2021 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in other discharge lamps for special purposes
  • ST 15049 2021 ADD 1 ANNEX to Commission Delegated Directive amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for mercury in other discharge lamps for special purposes
  • ST 15125 2021 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) …/… of 13.12.2021 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in other low pressure discharge lamps
  • ST 15125 2021 ADD 1 ANNEX to Commission Delegated Directive amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for mercury in other low pressure discharge lamps
  • ST 15133 2021 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) …/… of 13.12.2021 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in cold cathode fluorescent lamps and external electrode fluorescent lamps for special purposes
  • ST 15133 2021 ADD 1 ANNEX to Commission Delegated Directive amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for the use of mercury in cold cathode fluorescent lamps and external electrode fluorescent lamps for special purposes
  • ST 15143 2021 INIT COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION of 14.12.2021 on the request for registration of the European citizens’ initiative entitled ‘Green VAT – An EU Green VAT to stimulate sustainable and eco-friendly products and services’ pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2019/788 of the European Parliament and of the Council
EFSA BRIEFS
  • Ad hoc meeting with COPA-COGECA and IBMA on Biocontrol
  • Safety and efficacy of a feed additive consisting of sodium aluminosilicate, synthetic, for all animal species (European Zeolites Producers Association (EUZEPA) & Association of Synthetic Amorphous Silica Producers (ASASP))
  • The use of animal‐based measures at slaughter for assessing the welfare of calves on farm: EFSA’s AHAW Network exercise
  • Implementation of the evidence‐based risk assessment for the re‐evaluation of Bisphenol A: preparatory work on cross‐sectional studies.
  • Implementation of the evidence‐based risk assessment for the re‐evaluation of Bisphenol A: preparatory work on Mode of Action studies in mammalian, human and/or in vitro models.

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