The European Commission has been reprimanded for bad behaviour by the EU’s transparency watchdog, over its failure to release chemical data .
ClientEarth has today complained to the EU Ombudsman about the European Commission’s unlawful handling of a long-delayed list of nano-chemicals in cosmetics.
Three years ago today, a catalogue was due to be published by the European Commission listing the ingredients in everyday cosmetics and indicating whether they contained nanomaterials. We are still waiting.
The Commission should work faster to implement laws protecting people and the environment from dangerous chemicals. This is the conclusion of a vote in the Environmental Council of the EU.
ClientEarth letter to Malmström asks her to exclude controversial elements of the EU’s Better Regulation agenda from TTIP trade negotiations with the US.
Nanomaterials are 100,000 times smaller than a human hair, so why are they causing big problems in Brussels?
The European Commission recently published a Communication assessing the adequacy and implementation of EU legislation for nanomaterials, yet the EC has a habit of ignoring its own conclusions.
The smallest car in the world is one billionth of a metre. 60,000 times smaller than the thickness of a hair. And is self-propelled. Instead of carrying people or freight, it could transport molecules and atoms and be used to reconstruct damaged cells.