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’s edition includes the following:

  • France takes over the Council Presidency, vowing to implement European Green Deal.
  • Draft rules on the sustainability of nuclear and gas cause controversy.
  • European Parliament Rapporteur proposes substantial changes to the ETS.
  • European Commission starts revision of waste rules.
  • European Commission opens public consultation on bioplastics.
  • Member States approve rules on reducing the consumption of single-use plastic products.
  • European Commission consults on right to repair.
  • Council discusses proposal for Batteries Regulation.
  • European Commission consults on REACH revision.
  • European Commission discusses details of its proposed right of initiative to classify chemicals.
  • ECHA warns about deadline for so-called NONS notifications.
  • ECHA proposes restriction of PFAS in firefighting foams.
  • US and EU discuss measures on PFAS at OECD event.
  • European Commission announces new rules for large combustion plants.
  • European Court of Justice holds that WEEE Directive is partially invalid.
  • France plans to regulate greenwashing regarding carbon neutrality.
  • European Commission criticises Italian implementation of Single-use Plastics Directive.
  • Italian Budget Law for 2022 confirms postponement of plastic tax.

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