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Civil Society view regarding pending EU legislation 2014 – response to BusinessEurope

20 organisations representing diverse public interest groups including HEAL, strongly oppose the worrying deregulatory tendency under the headline of ‘cutting red tape’.

With an open letter to the EU Commission, these organisations specifically respond to the statement issued by BusinessEurope on 25th November under the heading ‘Business input to the screening exercise by EU Commission Vice-President Timmermans.

Read the open letter here

Read an Euractiv article here

Last updated on 12 December 2014

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The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) is a leading European not-for-profit organisation addressing how the environment affects health in the European Union (EU). We demonstrate how policy changes can help protect health and enhance people’s quality of life. Read more »


HEAL has over 70 member organisations, representing health professionals, not-for-profit health insurers, doctors, nurses, cancer and asthma groups, citizens, women’s groups, youth groups, environmental NGOs, scientists and public health institutes. Members include international and Europe-wide organisations, as well as national and local groups. Read more »

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