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Member States' restriction or prohibition of GMOs on their territory

12-10-2015 - 11:36
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On 13 October, the ENVI Committee will vote the draft report on GMOs. The Rapporteur suggests to reject the Commission proposal since among other reasons: 1) its adoption was not preceded by an impact assessment, 2) considering the (possibly negative) consequences of the proposal for the functioning of the Internal Market and the competitiveness of the Union's agricultural sector and 3) the serious doubts in relation to the implementation of the proposal.

Hearing of EMA Executive Director

09-10-2015 - 14:06
Guido Rasi,

On 13 October, the ENVI Committee will hold the hearing of the candidate for the function of Executive Director of EMA, Mr Guido Rasi. According to Article 64 of the Regulation 726/2004, Mr Rasi has been invited forthwith to make a statement to the European Parliament and to answer any questions put by its Members . The hearing will start at 9.30 and finish at 11.30.

Public hearing and Commission presentation on biodiversity

09-10-2015 - 13:47
Investing in nature and biodiversity, two hands, one holding a green tree and the other one holding a green planet with a butterfly

The ENVI Committee will hold an Exchange of views on 12 October 2015 with Commission Director General, Daniel Calleja Crespo, on the mid-term review of the EU's Biodiversity Strategy to 2020, that was published on 2 October 2015. This report assesses whether the EU is on track to achieve the objectives set out in the EU Biodiversity Strategy, and in particular the headline target of halting biodiversity loss by 2020.

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Environment MEPs oppose national GMO import bans proposal

ENVI 13-10-2015 - 10:33

A draft EU law that would enable any member state to restrict or prohibit the sale and use of EU-approved GMO food or feed on its territory was opposed by Environment Committee MEPs on Tuesday. Members are concerned that the proposal might prove unworkable and lead to the reintroduction of border controls between pro and anti-GMO countries. The recommendation will be put to a vote by Parliament as a whole at the 26-29 October plenary session in Strasbourg. (Ler mais)


Car emissions: MEPs push for “real-life” test protocol

ENVI 24-09-2015 - 14:46

The environment committee on Wednesday adopted an update of EU car emission rules, setting limits on certain pollutants including NOx. They call for a new, real-life, emissions test procedure to be enforced by 2017. They also want fuel consumption meter and gear-change indicators fitted to all new cars by 2019. (Ler mais)


COP 21: environment MEPs adopt mandate for Paris climate talks

ENVI 23-09-2015 - 17:30

The environment committee said on Wednesday that Parliament's delegation to the COP 21 climate talks in Paris must call for a 40% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, a 40% energy-efficiency target and a binding 30% target for renewable energy. (Ler mais)


MEPs discuss Volkswagen emission "defeat devices" with EU Commission

ENVI 23-09-2015 - 16:09

During a first debate the state of play on Volkswagen's emission "defeat devices" with the European Commission in the Environment Committee, many MEPs highlighted the need to speed up the introduction of automotive test procedures that better reflect vehicle emissions in real driving conditions, while others compared the EU's decentralized “type-approval” system unfavourably with the US one. (Ler mais)


Environment MEPs vote to curb off-road engine pollution

ENVI 15-09-2015 - 20:27

Draft rules to cut emissions of major air pollutants from non-road mobile machinery (NRMM), ranging from lawn mowers to bulldozers, tractors and inland waterway vessels, were backed by Environment Committee MEPs on Tuesday. NRMM engines account for about 15% of all NOx and 5% of particulate emissions in the EU. (Ler mais)

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Giovanni La Via - Chairman of ENVI Committee

Bem-vindo à página da Comissão do Ambiente, da Saúde Pública e da Segurança Alimentar (Comissão ENVI).

A Comissão ENVI, que conta com 69 membros, é a maior comissão legislativa do Parlamento Europeu.

Os membros da Comissão ENVI trabalham ativamente para melhorar a prestação de informação aos consumidores sobre os géneros alimentícios, nomeadamente mediante a regulamentação da rotulagem e da colocação dos produtos no mercado. A Comissão ENVI está empenhada em propor soluções europeias para questões de saúde pública.

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