Environment minister Thérèse Coffey has endorsed the use of the glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup, following a court ruling in the United States that the herbicide was responsible for a man’s terminal cancer
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has started to publish more information on the users of chemicals subject to its authorisation procedure
DEFRA’s plan to obtain the EU’s REACH database to inform post-Brexit chemicals regulation would not be lawful, according to the head of the European Chemicals Agency
DEFRA looking at how to ensure chemical registrations remain valid in the UK after Brexit while environment minister Thérèse Coffey suggests UK could simply ‘download’ REACH database
The European Commission has announced plans to restrict the placing on the market of articles containing four phthalate plasticisers, following their identification as substances of very high concern
Also in the news, consultation on emissions reduction strategy launched by Welsh government, Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has ‘worrying’ views on environmental regulation, Welsh farm ordered to pay more than £11,000 for effluent discharge and products containing substances of very high concern to be logged by 2021
The government has agreed to consider a number of suggestions for cutting fluorinated greenhouse gas (F-gas) emissions proposed by the Commons’ Environmental Audit Committee (EAC)
The current system for measuring the impact of glyphosate-based pesticides fails to take into account the full range of their possible health impacts, MEPs have heard
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