Tue. Nov 30th, 2021
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EU GREEN DEAL
  • EU Commission adopts new proposals to stop deforestation, innovate sustainable waste management and make soils healthy for people, nature and climate
  • Press conference by Executive VP Timmermans and EU Commissioner Sinkevičius on proposals on soil, waste and deforestation.
WASTE
  • EU Commission: Questions and Answers on new EU rules on waste shipments
  • EU Commission Factsheet on waste exports
  • EU Commission proposal for a new regulation on waste shipments
  • EEB: EU Waste Shipment Regulation falls short of fixing Europe’s waste export crisis
  • VKU-Statement zur neuen EU-Verordnung für die Verbringung von Abfällen
SOIL
  • EU Commission Questions and Answers on the EU Soil Strategy
  • EU Commission Factsheet on Soil Strategy
  • EU Commission proposal for a EU soil strategy for 2030
  • Grüne/EFA: Heute vorgestellte EU-Bodenschutzstrategie dringend notwendig!
  • EU-Abgeordnete Sarah Wiener (Grüne/EFA): „Kampf gegen Bodendegradation ist auch ein Kampf gegen die Klimakrise.“
RAW MATERIALS
  • Raw Materials Scoreboard highlights urgency to strengthen the resilience and sustainability of raw materials supply in the EU
  • 3rd Raw Materials Scoreboard – European innovation partnership on raw materials
  • EU Commission announces actions to make Europe’s raw materials supply more secure and sustainable (3/9/2020)
  • The European innovation partnership (EIP) on raw materials
  • ERMA: Ensuring access to the raw materials for the European Green Deal: A European Call for Action
PLASTICS
  • Europe leading in plastics innovation despite weakness in knowledge uptake
WATER MANAGEMENT
  • To aid water-management policy, long-term drought risk modelling must couple detail with fast computation
TOXIC METALS
  • Increasing levels of toxic metals in coastal sediments highlight the need — in the context of the developing blue economy — to address hidden sources of these contaminants
CHEMICAL RECYCLING
  • Mergers: EU Commission clears creation of joint venture by Neste and Ravago
THE ROTTERDAM CONVENTION
  • Advance Report of the Rotterdam Convention COP-10 now available
SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING
  • DRAFT OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2013/34/EU, Directive 2004/109/EC, Directive 2006/43/EC and Regulation (EU) No 537/2014, as regards corporate sustainability reporting – PE699.184v01-00
COVID-19
  • EU Digital COVID Certificate: MEPs discuss implementation, next steps
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) …/… amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/1073 laying down technical specifications and rules for the implementation of the trust framework for the EU Digital COVID Certificate established by Regulation (EU) 2021/953 of the European Parliament and of the Council
EU COUNCIL REGISTER
  • ST 13770 2021 INIT Aarhus Convention and PRTR Protocol: – Seventh session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention (MoP 7) – Joint High-level Segment under the Meetings of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention and its Protocol
  • ST 13102 2021 INIT COUNCIL DECISION appointing one member of the Management Board of the European Food Safety Authority
  • ST 13984 2021 INIT Council conclusions on The New EU Forest Strategy for 2030 – Council Conclusions (15 November 2021)
EU COMMISSION REGISTER
  • COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… amending Regulation (EC) No 1185/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning statistics on pesticides, as regards the list of active substances
EFSA BRIEFS
  • Statement on the relevance of the groundwater metabolite RH‐2651 in the assessment of confirmatory data on the active substance tebufenozide
  • Pest survey card on Satsuma dwarf virus
  • Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for pendimethalin in light of confirmatory data


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