ClientEarth lawyer Tatiana Lujan, explains that only by phasing out and banning unnecessary plastic will we protect people and the planet.
Analysis by ChemSec and ClientEarth shows the chemicals approval process gives undue influence to companies producing dangerous chemicals and stifles information on safer alternatives, limiting the market for companies that produce them.
A review of EU chemicals legislation, known as the REACH REFIT has been published by the European Commission. ClientEarth lawyers have read the communication and set out their preliminary thoughts.
Analysis from ClientEarth shows that the draft guidance which will be used to identify EDCs needs to be amended.
The EU legal framework needs to be adapted to ensure the circular economy is truly beneficial for the environment.