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Health groups dismayed over lack of clarity on air package
EU Commission First Vice-President Timmermans’ announcement on the future of the clean air quality package in 2015, in particular the National Emissions Ceilings Directive (NEC), was disappointingly unclear, according to health, medical and air expert groups from all over Europe. Read more...
Open letter to EU Commission President on protecting public health from hormone disrupting chemicals
Health and environment organisations, doctors, scientists, and concerned professionals of the EDC-Free Europe coalition sent a letter to President Juncker urging him to ensure that the EU Commission takes clear action to minimise out multiple daily exposures to harmful hormone disrupting chemicals. Read more…
Letter in response to Business Europe calls for scrapping EU legislation
Twenty public interest groups challenge BusinessEurope’s statement asking new Commission to scrap EU legislation. Read more…
Midterm review of the WHO Europe Environment and Health Process
In March 2015, representatives of health and environment ministries from 53 countries will come together to assess progress in reaching ambitious targets to protect children from environmental threats. HEAL and WECF will contribute with a delegation of health and environmental experts and social media action. Read more...
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Joint letter: Principles for transparency, excellence and independence in scientific advice to EU Commission
HEAL Annual Review 2013
- 6, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium: Screening of Stephane Horel’s documentary film Endocrination
- 16: EU public consultation on EDCs closes
- 19, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium: Healthy Lungs for Life by ELF and ERS