A big challenge for the next European Commission will be to disconnect its evidence gathering processes from the “political imperative” that’s driving policy proposals, according to Anne Glover, the EU’s chief scientific advisor.
National officials meeting in The Hague have recommended cutting
down the costs of the draft EU chemicals law on businesses while
estimating the long-term benefits for society at "tens of billions"
The battle over REACH rages on with new results of blood tests
by the WWF immediately dismissed by the bromine industry. Test
results, it is argued, are "alarmist" and aimed at "creating public
Twelve major industrial sectors have joined forces in their
objections to the EU's draft chemicals legislation over
competitiveness concerns. The trade and retail sectors have raised
similar doubts in a new impact study.