Norway has added new chemicals of concern to a national list of priority substances. This follows a proposal by the country's Environment Agency last year.
The decision to update the so-called 'offender list' was published in the national budget for 2017 after the government presented it to Parliament, Heidi Morka, head of chemicals at the ..
The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) has notified the WTO of draft amendments to the Technical Regulation of the Customs Union on oils, lubricants and special liquids.
These set out requirements of the content of methanol in coolants and determine the validity of previously issued documents of conformity assessment.
The proposed ..
Fines of up to €100 for the illegal disposal of electronic waste in black bags are being considered by the government as part of its effort to improve enforcement in the collection of this form of waste.
Details about this measure were revealed this morning during a conference organised by WEEE Malta, a private company owned by the GRTU w..
The Laos National Assembly has approved a law on the management of chemical substances. It was passed in a session that ended on 21 November.
The final text did come under criticism in the assembly. Almost all members who spoke in the debate expressed concerns that, as drafted, it would not stop the unregulated use of dangerous substances.
The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment has said it is looking for alternative ways to improve information on SVHCs in the Netherlands in order to avoid implementing a costly national register.
In a letter to parliament, environment minister Sharon Dijksma said she was aware of the administrative costs an electronic reg..