Latest environmental news

Every month Mike Sharpe, MS Consulting & Research Ltd., UK, provides a roundup of the latest environmental news including recent EU and international legislation, environmental quality, chemical hazards and public and occupational health issues, as well as significant research activities.

Just published is our latest Environmental Digest, where Mike Sharpe looks ahead to the aims of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development which is being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June.  Other legislation discussed includes WEEE2 (waste electrical and electronic equipment) and the recent EU review of shale gas laws.

Water news includes the unveiling of water quality standards from the EU and a new tool from the EPA which provides information about pollutants released into local waterways.

Read more for information on new EU biocide rules, atmospheric trifluoroacetic acid levels and the illegal pesticide trade.

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