EU Environment Report - October 2011

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In this issue…

Chemical

- French proposal to ban Bisphenol A in food containers approved by Assemblée Nationale

- Commission adopts first-ever international definition of nanomaterials

- ECHA publishes list of 91 substances to be evaluated under REACH

Climate Change

- EU agrees on its negotiating position for UN Climate Change Conference in Durban

Energy

- Advocate General Kokott of ECJ believes inclusion of international aviation in EU ETS is compatible with international law

- Commission presents Connecting Europe package of proposals to boost energy, infrastructure and digital networks in the EU Electronics

- MEPs adopt second-reading position on Electronic Waste Directive

Other

- Parliament supports greener Public Procurement rules

- Basel delegates agree on entry into force of toxic waste export ban

The Month Ahead

- Workshops & Conferences

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