Our 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’s edition includes the following summaries:
- European Commission starts discussion of an “ecosystem” for energy-intensive industries.
- European Commission adopts its Work Programme for 2022.
- European Commission publishes a roadmap on bioplastics.
- European Parliament adopts a resolution on methane emissions.
- European Commission consults on the revision of EU rules on air quality.
- EU adopts revised rules on access to justice in environmental matters.
- European Commission starts the revision of rules on cosmetics.
- European Commission starts the revision of rules on detergents.
- Outgoing Executive Director of the ECHA shares his views on chemicals regulation.
- European Commission prepares the second High Level Roundtable on the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability.
- European countries call for consumer protection and circularity of textiles.
- European Parliament votes against the extension of pesticides approvals.
- EU agencies launch parallel consultations on the initial scientific evaluations of glyphosate.
- ECHA provides a guideline on the reduction of animal testing.
- EU court dismisses an appeal against phthalates authorisation.
- EU court decides against suspending rules on the marking of single-use plastic (SUP) beverage cups.
- EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum publishes a report on energy use of cryptocurrencies.
- France proposes to reinforce environmental regulation of digital technologies.
- Dutch government consults on the draft regulation on SUPs.
- France plans to regulate consumer information on environmental characteristics.
- Italian government wants to postpone the plastic tax.
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