Sustainability Outlook European UnionOur European Public Policy team is pleased to share with you our monthly newsletter, Sustainability Outlook – European Union which looks at key developments in EU sustainability law and policy.

This month is a particularly packed issues as the European Commission has proposed a range of climate proposals.

This month’s edition includes the following:

  • European Commission proposes landmark “Fit for 55” package of climate and energy legislation
  • European Commission proposes a revision of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme
  • European Commission proposes a revision of the Renewables Energy Directive
  • European Commission proposes a carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM)
  • European countries announce their intention to restrict PFAS
  • European Commission plans simplification and digitalisation of labelling requirements for chemicals
  • European Commission issues a draft amendment of the REACH authorisation list; does not include BPA
  • ECHA seeks views on applications for the authorisation process
  • ECHA publishes a study finding that trichloroethylene (TCE) has mostly been substituted with perchloroethylene (PERC) in metal parts cleaning
  • EU court rejects actions regarding siloxanes
  • European Commission body prepares new emission norms for chemical industry
  • European Parliament adopts a position on the eighth Environment Action Programme (EAP)
  • European Commission opens a call for proposals on environment and climate funding
  • EU co-legislators reach a provisional agreement on access to justice in environmental matters
  • European Court of Auditors publishes a report on the polluter pays principle (PPP)
  • European Commission proposes a new General Product Safety Regulation
  • Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) confirms that it will appeal Dutch carbon emission ruling

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