Approach seeks identification of 'chemicals of concern'
28 April 2017 / Cleaning products, Confidentiality & right-to-know, United States
New York is set to become the first US state to require cleaning product manufacturers to publicly disclose ingredients and to identify chemicals of concern used in formulations.
As announced by Gov..
4 May 2017
California has extended the comment period on its proposal to list spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation containing unreacted methylene diphenyl diisocyanates (MDI) as a priority product under the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) programme.
Following extension requests from more than a dozen chemical manufacturers and polyu..
25 April 2017
An Indonesian court has ordered the revocation of the environmental permit for the Cirebon 2 coal-fired power plant.
The project aims to build a 1,000-megawatt coal-fired power plant next to an existing 600-megawatt facility in Cirebon in the western part of Indonesia’s Java Island. The current power plant and the planned exp..
The EU court ruled last week that Greece’s Temploni landfill has breached EU waste and landfill legislation, ordering the country to pay the costs.
The European Commission announced it was taking Greece to the EU court in December 2015, arguing that the landfill located on the island of Corfu constitutes a serious threat to the environmen..
10 April 2017 / EDCs, Europe, Risk assessment
The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and The European Food Safety Authority (Efsa) met on 5 April to discuss joint projects and areas of common interest related to the risk assessment of chemicals.
Subjects on the agenda included:
• combined exposure to chemical mix..