Setting Poland on the path for a healthy, green and just recovery
By end April, the Polish government has to submit a national recovery plan to the EU Commission, in order to receive funding under the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). HEAL…
Position paper: Identification of endocrine disruptors under CLP
In this position paper HEAL, CHEM Trust and ClientEarth outline how horizontal criteria can be set up for the identification and classification of endocrine disruptors under the CLP Regulation.
Cutting air pollution and CO2 from Europe’s industrial installations
HEAL has responded to a public consultation on the revision of the EU’s Industrial Emissions Directive (IED). The IED covers approximately 50,000 industrial installations and is thus the key piece…
HEAL response to consultation on zero pollution
HEAL has submitted a response to the consultation on the European Commission's zero pollution action plan. It builds on HEAL's position on zero pollution 'Beat pollution - prevent disease'
A 10+13 agroecology approach to shape policies and transform EU food systems
This policy paper puts forward a proposal to mainstream agroecology into the policies governing EU food systems. It builds on the consensual vision of a coalition of EU civil society, farmers and scientific organizations to use the FAO ‘10 Elements of Agroecology’ and ‘13 Agroecological Principles’ as a framework to develop the appropriate instruments and targets for EU policies.
Feedback on the EU Commission public consultation on the inception impact assessment for the review of the Food Contact Materials legislation
The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the European Commission’s plans for revisions of the EU Food Contact Materials (FCM) legislation. HEAL has long called on the EU authorities to close the loopholes in the legislation, which put the health of Europeans at risk through potential leaching of chemicals of concerns from the food contact articles and materials into the food.
HEAL’s follow-up comments to CARACAL 37 discussions on essential uses
We welcome the opportunity to comment on the European Commission documents relating to the concept of essential uses, which were presented and discussed at CARACAL 37 in November 2020.