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5370     Norwegian study identifies PFBS uses and risks 2017-05-26
Category World Hits 87
Contents 22 May 2017 / Europe, PFCs, Risk assessment Norway's Environment Agency has conducted a study on uses of perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS) and related substances and their risks in the European Economic Area (EEA). PFBS and related substances are short-chain perfluoroalkyl substances mainly used as surfactants and repellents. Addi..
5369     Sweden targets consumer glyphosate use 2017-05-26
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Contents José Rojo, 23 May 2017 Swedish chemicals agency Kemi outlined plans on Monday to ban the use of risky pesticides, including glyphosate, by consumers within two years. From 2019, Swedish private individuals will only be allowed to use pesticides classified as low-risk under the EU Plant Protections Regulation, according to a repor..
5368     California consults on Prop 65 notice of violation amendments 2017-05-26
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Contents 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..
5367     China, EU and Canada Form Climate Pact as Trump Stands Alon.. 2017-05-26
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Contents 4 May 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..
5366     Canada outlines regulatory approach to ban asbestos 2017-05-12
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Contents 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..

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