June 9, 2017, 6:16 PM
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO | French carmaker, Renault, has been fined 17.1 million pesos (941,000 U.S. dollars) in Mexico for importing and selling almost 12,000 new vehicles without the right environmental certificate, the federal government announced Thursday.
Mexico’s Federal Attorney for the Environment Protection (P..
Friday, May 26, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO — From sweeping cuts of funds to protect forests, to the loosening of conservation of indigenous land and measures to boost large-scale property deals, Brazil has embarked on the biggest roll back of environmental protections in two decades, former government officials and campaigners said.
Amid a ..
May 24, 2017
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has approved a two-year extension to a moratorium on issuing new licenses to use land designated as primary forest and peatland, the environment and forestry minister said on Wednesday.
This is the third extension of the moratorium, which was established in 2011 under the previous administration ..
1 June 2017 / Canada, Confidentiality & right-to-know, GHS
Canada has delayed GHS implementation in order to consider an industry amendment to the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR) regarding the process for protecting confidential business information (CBI).
The government has published its rationale in the Canada Gazette Part II, ..
6 June 2017 / Confidentiality & right-to-know, Personal care, United States
California's Assembly has passed a bill that would require ingredient labelling for professional cosmetics.
AB 575 calls for professional cosmetics manufactured after 1 July 2019 to bear a label of ingredients in order of weight. An ingredient present at a concentra..