EU Environment Report - December 2011 - January 2012


In this issue…
- Automobiles
Commission proposes changes to pollution limits for cars
- Chemicals
New Biocides Regulation approved by Parliament
20 substances added to REACH Candidate List
REACH representatives for non-EU companies
- Climate Change
Successful agreement reached at UN climate change meeting in Durban
Commission publishes cost analysis of 30% CO2 target
- Electronics
New Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (“WEEE”) Directive approved by European Parliament
- Energy
EU Energy Roadmap to 2050 published
- Other
Commission publishes draft State aid rules for EU Emissions Trading Scheme
Commission makes legislative proposal for new Public Procurement rules

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