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04-12-2017 - The EU Forest Strategy - Joint AGRI, ENVI and ITRE Public Hearing

AGRI ENVI ITRE 07-12-2017 - 14:16
Wooden Logs with Forest on Background / Trunks of trees cut and stacked in the foreground, green forest in the background with sun rays

The public hearing aimed to provide input to the review to be carried out by 2018 to assess progress in the implementation of the EU Forest Strategy. This joint hearing also provided a platform for annual structural dialogue between the Parliament and the Commission on the implementation of the new EU Forest strategy. (Fortsetzung lesen)

28-11-2017 - Brexit impact on the environment, public health and food safety

ENVI 04-12-2017 - 14:55
the two halves of a cracked eggshell, one patterned with the flag of the European Union and the other one patterned with the flag of the United Kingdom

The aim of the public hearing is to assess and discuss the possible impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on the environment, public health and food safety. The hearing is also an opportunity to demonstrate what the EU does to the benefit of its Member States. (Fortsetzung lesen)

11-10-2017 - The Monsanto papers and glyphosate

ENVI AGRI 12-10-2017 - 12:04
Structural model of glyphosate molecule on a blackboard.

On 11 October, a joint ENVI/AGRI public hearing was held on "The Monsanto papers and glyphosate”. Glyphosate is a widely used, but highly controversial plant protection product and the active substance in Monsanto's weed killer Roundup. EFSA and ECHA concluded that glyphosate is safe, while the International Agency for Research on Cancer classified it as “probably carcinogenic to humans”. (Fortsetzung lesen)

25-04-2017 - Added benefits of the EU on the environment, public health and food safety

ENVI 30-06-2017 - 12:30
Hearing poster

On 25 April, the ENVI Committee held a Public Hearing on Added benefits of the EU on the environment, public health and food safety. The aim of the hearing being to take stock and highlight the added value of the EU, its institutions and agencies and the important work they carry out to ensure high environmental standards and a high standard of living for our citizens. (Fortsetzung lesen)

11-04-2017 - The Implementation of the Environmental Liability Directive

JURI ENVI 05-05-2017 - 08:14
the poster has dark blue background at the top, light yellow background for the lower part; there is information about the hearing itself, date, timing, below there is magnifying glass in the middle and different small icons around it

On 11 April 2017, the JURI and ENVI Comittees held a public hearing on the implementation of the Environmental Liability Directive (ELD). The ELD entered into force on 30 April 2004. The EU Member States had three years to transpose the Directive in domestic law. The transposition of ELD was completed by July 2010. The ELD was amended three times through Directive 2006/21/EC on the management of waste from extractive industries, through Directive 2009/31/EC on the geological storage of (Fortsetzung lesen)

30-01-2017 - LULUCF

ENVI 14-03-2017 - 16:50
Poster of the meeting  on LULUCF

On 30 January, the ENVI committee held a public hearing on “Meeting the EU’s 2030 emission reduction targets: the role of the land use and forestry sectors”. The aim of the hearing was to feed into the work of the committee on the LULUCF legislative proposal, which requires that the land use and forestry sectors also contribute to meeting the EU's 2030 emission reduction targets. (Fortsetzung lesen)

13-10-2016 - Towards an mHealth Framework for Europe

ITRE ENVI 06-12-2017 - 16:42

On 13 October, ITRE and ENVI organised a hearing to look at the development of mobile Health in Europe and its potential for ensuring better prevention and monitoring through health and well-being apps. It also looked at some of the challenges, such as the issues of interoperability and big data/data protection. (Fortsetzung lesen)

17-03-2016 - Palm oil and rainforests: what can the EU do to stop deforestation?

ENVI 20-04-2016 - 10:47

The aim of the hearing would be to have an exchange of views between MEPs and experts on the environmental impact of the palm oil industry. This industry is linked to major environmental issues, such as deforestation and habitat degradation, as the land and forests must be cleared for the development of the oil palm plantations. (Fortsetzung lesen)

23-02-2016 - Real driving emissions tests

ENVI 21-03-2016 - 16:45

In September 2015, ENVI adopted its position on the Commission proposal of January 2014 on the reduction of pollutant emissions from road vehicles. A key feature of ENVI's position is that test procedures for certain pollutant emissions should reflect real driving conditions, a timely response given the revelation of Volkswagen's use of defeat devices in laboratory emissions testing. This hearing will host expert speakers, aiming to inform ENVI on the development of real driving emissions tests. (Fortsetzung lesen)


ENVI 21-03-2016 - 16:39

The European Commission presented in July 2015 a legislative proposal to revise the EU emissions trading system for the period after 2020. The reform is the first step in delivering on the EU's target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% domestically by 2030 in line with the 2030 climate and energy policy framework and as part of its contribution to the new global climate deal. The proposal will be analysed by several experts and discussed with the Members of the ENVI Committee. (Fortsetzung lesen)