22 May 2017 / California Prop 65, Confidentiality & right-to-know, Legal cases, United States
California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (Oehha) is consulting on proposed amendments that would clarify the content required in notices of violation served to alleged violators of Proposition 65.
Businesses failing to g..
China, Canada and the European Union are joining forces to advance the Paris Agreement while President Donald Trump is still deciding whether the U.S. should stick with the landmark deal on climate change.
Canada’s environment minister Catherine McKenna, EU Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete and China’s sp..
27 April 2017
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and Health Canada (HC) have released for consultation a proposed regulatory approach for prohibiting asbestos and asbestos-containing products.
Consistent with plans announced late last year, it calls for the enactment of regulations that would ban the import, use and sale of as..
27 April 2017 / Kuwait, Oman, Personal care, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
The six Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), plus Yemen, have notified the WTO of draft technical regulations for cosmetics and personal care products.
The regulations set the basic requirements for such products, which must be ..
Thu 4 May 2017
The European Court of Justice has ruled that the UK broke the law for its alleged failure to properly collect and treat urban waste water in Gowerton and Llanelli.
The UK government had originally been referred to the EU due to excessive spills from storm overflow pipes affecting the two areas.
The European Court of Jus..