September Update: Key Developments in UK and EU Environment, Safety and Health Law, Procedure and Policy | frESH

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The latest edition of “frESH Law Horizons – Key Developments in UK & EU Environment, Safety and Health Law, Procedure and Policy” summarises 30 developments in the environmental, safety and health sector. Some of the top stories this month include:

(*) Director Fined and Given Suspended Sentence After Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Investigation

(*)  Allergen Labelling Laws for Foods Prepacked for Direct Sale – New Legislation

(*) European Commission Decides to Move Ahead With Classification of Titanium Dioxide (Tio2) in Inhalable Powder Form as a Category 2 “Suspected Human Carcinogen”

(*)  The Commission’s latest communication on no-deal Brexit preparedness indicates that only 52% of UK-based REACH registrants have transferred their registrations

(*) ClientEarth has warned 105 local councils that they could face legal action if they fail to meet duties to include emissions reductions targets and policies in their local plans

(*) The Court of Appeal Upheld a Decision to Refuse Planning Permission for a Housing Development on Air Quality Grounds

(*) Chinese Food Company Has Received a Record Fine for Polluting a Sewer

(*) European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) Publishes Information Requirements for the Future Waste Database

(*) EU Court Upholds Decision by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to List Bisphenol A (BPA) as an Endocrine Disrupting Chemical With an Impact on Human Health

(*) Member State Experts Unanimously Back a Proposal of the European Commission to Increase the Compliance Check Target for REACH Registration Dossiers

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