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June 26, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has started a project with goal of establishing a framework for the risk assessment of the various factors that cause stress in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EFSA-launches-project-to-investigate-factors-that-damage-honeybee-colonies_71693.html
June 15, 2015
A peak in worldwide energy-related emissions could be achieved as early as 2020 and at no net economic cost, says the International Energy Agency (IEA; London) in a special report on...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/International-Energy-Agency-highlights-likely-success-factors-for-Paris-climate-summit_71317.html
May 25, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has issued a call for additional information on in support of its efforts to evaluate the risks posed to bee by certain...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EFSA-requests-new-information-on-the-risk-to-bees-of-three-neonicotinoids_70658.html
May 11, 2015
The European Parliament’s environment committee approved draft plans this week under which EU member states would have to enforce emission limits on from medium-sized combustion...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Europe-to-limit-emissions-from-medium-size-combustion-plants_70259.html
May 6, 2015
The European Council, under the current Latvian presidency, and members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have agreed on a draft law to reform the European Union’s Emissions...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-ETS-Market-stability-reserve-to-start-in-2019-VCI-warns-of-additional-cost-burden-for-chemical-industry_70125.html
April 20, 2015
Israel’s largest refining and petrochemicals group, Oil Refineries Ltd. (ORL; Haifa), a part of Israel Corp., on Sunday was ordered by the mayor of Haifa to close five plants in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Israel-orders-plant-closures-in-Haifa-over-cancer-scare_69590.html
April 16, 2015
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Germany in 2014 fell in comparison with those in the previous period for the first time in three years, the federal environment ministry (UBA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Germanys-greenhouse-gas-emissions-fall-YOY-for-first-time-in-three-years_69476.html
April 16, 2015
Environmental and sustainability consultancy ERM (London) says it has acquired ReachCentrum (Brussels) from Cefic. ReachCentrum is involved in the registration market for the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Cefic-to-sell-ReachCentrum-to-ERM_69473.html
April 15, 2015
The US chemical industry is poised to capitalize on the increased supply of energy and feedstocks that will allow it to reestablish itself as a leading global supplier, ACC president...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ACCs-Dooley-remains-confident-on-US-shale-advantage-and-TSCA-reform-prospects_69459.html
April 15, 2015
Industry groups welcomed House draft legislation aimed at reforming US chemical management, with both ACC and Socma testifying on 14 April before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on the Environment and the Economy in support of the bipartisan discussion draft of the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Industry-expresses-support-for-House-TSCA-reform-bill_69437.html
April 14, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has published its annual overview on chemicals in food. The report is targeted at the general public and aims to give...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EFSA-publishes-annual-overview-for-general-public-on-chemicals-in-food_69412.html
April 8, 2015
Renewable chemicals firm BioAmber (Minneapolis) says it has entered into a technology license agreement with Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies (JM Davy) that will enable BioAmber to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/BioAmber-licenses-JM-Davy-BDO-and-THF-technologies_69295.html
March 26, 2015
The presidency of the European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union, currently held by Latvia, has a mandate to start...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/European-Council-ready-to-negotiate-with-parliament-over-market-stability-reserve_68934.html
March 17, 2015
Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the energy sector stalled in 2014, marking the first time in 40 years in which there was a halt or reduction in emissions of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/IEA-Energy-related-carbon-dioxide-emissions-stalled-in-2014_68631.html
March 17, 2015
About 55% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) show no detectable traces of pesticide residues, the authority says. Of the samples that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EFSA-report-More-than-half-of-food-samples-in-EU-are-free-of-pesticide-residues_68630.html
March 10, 2015
US Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and Tom Udall (D-NM) today introduced the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, major bipartisan legislation aimed at updating...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Industry-welcomes-latest-bipartisan-TSCA-reform-bill_68423.html
March 5, 2015
The European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen) has just published The European Environment—State and Outlook 2015; synthesis report, which synthesizes the information...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EEA-environment-report-2015-some-success-and-benefits-but-"huge-challenges"-remain_68343.html
March 4, 2015
US EPA has approved several new refrigerant substances in coordination with President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the agency says. The new refrigerants have lower global warming...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EPA-approves-several-new-refrigerants_68305.html
March 3, 2015
Biopolymers firm Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) announced today that it has entered into a global, exclusive commercial and technology alliance with Honeywell to offer new marine...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Honeywell-taps-Metabolix-for-a-biodegradable-alternative-to-personal-care-microbeads_68287.html
March 2, 2015
ACC today began a communications campaign to highlight recent conclusions from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) and the US FDA regarding the safety of bisphenol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ACC-highlights-recent-conclusions-on-BPA-FDA-and-EFSA-assessments-clearly-state-that-BPA-is-safe_68186.html
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