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European Commission publishes proposal for the revision of the Carcinogens Directive

On 13th May the European Commission published its proposal for the revision of the Carcinogens Directive, containing a BOELV for ASW/RCF of 0,3 f/ml. The proposal is based on scientific evidence and follows broad discussions with scientists, employers, workers, Member States’ representatives and labour inspectors, and follows the recommendation made by SCOEL in October 2010.

[Link to EC press release]

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Assessment of resource efficiency indicators and targets

From July to October 2012, DG Environment held a consultation on a study for an assessment of resource efficiency indicators and targets. The purpose of the consultation process was to collect a wide range of options and ideas on how to best measure, monitor and communicate resource efficiency, in particular the link between the economy and the environment.

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Europe at the Lead of the New Industrial Revolution

As Europe is facing a severe economic crisis the European Commission calls this situation and the changes also an opportunity: “We cannot let our industry simply leave Europe. It is a significant contributor to the real economy producing real values. Now, all efforts need to be undertaken to secure a modern, resource efficient, competitive and robust industry in Europe.”

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