More than 115 scientists have asked the World Health Organization for a complete overhaul or withdrawal of the organisation’s draft drinking water guidelines for two of the most well-studied per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), namely PFOS and PFOA.
29 NGOs strongly condemn attacks to weaken the ambition of the proposal for a Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products Regulation (SUR) and to delay its adoption.
HEAL and 14 environmental health organisations call on European governments to keep pressing the European Commission to deliver the promised reforms of the REACH and CLP regulations, and to support the proposal for a new pesticide reduction law.
The Green 10 wrote to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Vice President Frans Timmermans, Vice President Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, Commissioners Thierry Breton and Virginijus Sinkevičius to express their concern that the Commission’s Letter of Intent listing priority initiatives for 2023 failed to mention a number of the priority legislative files expected for the European Commission to publish in 2023 based on earlier plans by the European Commission.
HEAL and over 35 organisations urge member states to defend the proposal and to ensure the measures adopted meet the ambitions set out in the EU Plastics Strategy and EU Green Deal commitments.
Nine health and environmental groups have written to the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection regarding the upcoming proposal to restrict Bisphenol A and structurally related bisphenols of similar concern under the REACH Regulation.
58 organisations across Europe are calling on representatives of national governments and members of the PAFF Committee to adopt without delay the Implementation Regulation harmonising the content and format of the pesticide use records.
More than 60 health and environment groups have written to EU Commission President von der Leyen, Executive Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioners Kyriakides, Wojciechowski and Sinkevicius to not postpone the much…
Thousands of tonnes of pesticides are sold in the EU every year, yet we do not know which ones are used where and in what quantities. 70+ organisations are voicing their concerns on the EU reform of pesticides statistics.
Defining "nanomaterials" is no small matter. We call on the European Commission to clarify and improve its definition of the term in order to minimize adverse effects on human health and ecosystems.
In a letter published today, thirty-four civil society groups urge the European Commission to support a proposal put forward by French authorities to restrict a group of extremely hazardous substances from single-use babies’ diapers.