Slovenia breached EU law by failing to clean up an illegal tyre landfill near the country’s largest freshwater reserve, the EU court ruled on Thursday.
The EU Court of Justice agreed with the European Commission that Slovenia had failed to stop the uncontrolled dumping of tyres at the Lovrenc na Dravskem Polju site in northeast Sloven..
10 April 2017
The European Commission will introduce stricter limits to its EU Ecolabel criteria for cleaning products in June.
Commission policy officer Kristine Dorosko announced the update at the Cleaning Products Europe Conference in March.
She said the new criteria had been finalised and endorsed by member states in November 2..
IN BRIEF - MINING SECTOR INVESTORS AND FINANCIERS SHOULD REVIEW THEIR EXISTING AGREEMENTS IN LIGHT OF AMENDMENTS
The Queensland Government's amendments to the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld) mean that "related persons" of a mining company which cannot meet its environmental obligations can be held a..
1 March 2017 / Children's products, Confidentiality & right-to-know, United States
Washington Department of Ecology has initiated a rulemaking to add 21 chemicals and delete three others from its list of reportable substances under the state's Children's Safe Products Reporting Rule.
Its notice follows a stakeholder consultation that b..
30 March 2017 / Metals, Substance notification & inventories, TSCA, United States
The EPA has published an initial inventory of mercury in commerce in the US, pursuant to section 8(b)(10)(B) of the new TSCA.
The initial report is comprised of readily available, previously published data on the supply, use, and trade of elemental mercury a..