Zero-emission EU industry ‘within reach’ but costly, study says

By |april 25th, 2019|aluminium, cement, Chemicals, energy intensive, Industrial Policy, News, Steel|

Bringing emissions from heavy industry down to net-zero by 2050 is possible but will require costly new production processes and a 25-60% increase in near-term capital investments to reach €40-50 billion per year, according to new research published on Thursday (25 April).

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Zero-emission EU industry ‘within reach’ but costly, study says

By |april 25th, 2019|aluminium, cement, Chemicals, energy intensive, Industrial Policy, News, Steel|

Bringing emissions from heavy industry down to net-zero by 2050 is possible but will require costly new production processes and a 25-60% increase in near-term capital investments to reach €40-50 billion per year, according to new research published on Thursday (25 April).

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32% of chemicals non-compliant with EU rules

By |oktober 16th, 2018|chemical safety, Chemicals, Chemicals (REACH), News, REACH|

A third of chemicals do not comply with European Union rules due to insufficient toxicological data. EURACTIV France’s media partner the Journal de l’environnement reports.

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Serbia launches probe into 1999 NATO bombing

By |junij 14th, 2018|cancer, Chemicals, Health, Montenegro, Nato, News, Serbia, uranium, Yugoslavia|

Almost two decades after the NATO bombing of Serbia, local authorities there have launched an investigation to determine whether depleted uranium bombs were used, which could explain in surge in autoimmune diseases. EURACTIV.rs reports.

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Four reasons EU institutions should and must share more information on harmful chemicals

By |januar 12th, 2018|Chemicals, Chemicals (REACH), ECHA, News, REACH|

It is no surprise that key information on harmful chemicals originally lies in the hands of industry alone. But just because it starts with industry, does not mean it should be left there, writes Apolline Roger.

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Environmental advocates slam ECHA for transparency shortfall

By |januar 11th, 2018|Chemicals, ECHA, News, REACH|

Environmental advocacy group ClientEarth has criticised the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) for transparency failings that restrict public access to information and slow the adoption of safer chemicals.

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MEPs back down from EU bisphenol ban

By |januar 11th, 2018|Bisphenol A, chemical safety, Chemicals, Christel Schaldemose, Martin Häusling, News|

MEPs have shied away from demanding a full ban on Bisphenol A, instead approving measures that will lower the amount of the chemical that can be part of food packaging.

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A recipe for disaster: The EU needs to step up on chemical pollution

By |november 15th, 2017|Chemicals, ECHA, Lancet, News, Pollution|

Pollution is responsible for one in six of all deaths worldwide, a report by the Lancet Commission shows. The attention on air pollution and particulates has left chemical pollution substantially unchecked. And the current EU regulation does not tackle this ‘cocktail of chemicals’ problem, writes Apolline Roger.

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Social Dialogue in Europe: the European Chemical Employers Group [Sponsored]

By |oktober 27th, 2016|Chemicals, Innovation & Industry, News, pharmaceuticals, plastics, rubber, Social Europe & Jobs, Stephen Elliott, Trade Unions|

The European Chemical Employers Group (ECEG) represents the chemical, pharmaceutical, rubber and plastics industries in Europe.

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