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A new Climate report from UN/IPCC

It tells us that the Arctic Sea ice cover extent is rapidly and alarming decreasing but is that really true? The new IPCC report: ”The Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate”, was published last week. It is an impressive and complex document consisting of 1170 pages and with hundreds of authors and contributors. The…
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New studies on PFAS

3 September 2019 The polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are chemical substances of increasing importance for the environment and public health. There are about 5000 commercial available PFAS but most information is available for two of these: perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and their salts, which have been addressed in previous News releases (March…
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NEWS ABOUT GLYPHOSATE

13 August 2019 Glyphosate issues have been discussed in previous News articles from November 2015, June 2016 and May 2017. Glyphosate Glyphosate is the active substance in broad-spectrum herbicides, which were introduced in 1974, and since have become the most commonly and intensively used herbicides worldwide, and they are used in increasing rate. Also in…
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RESTRICTION OF SOME PERFLUOROOCTYLSILANES IN EU.

16 July 2019 This Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/957 of 11 June, 2019 on amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards (3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-tridecafluorooctyl) silanetriol and TDFAs entered into force two weeks ago on 1 July, 2019.…
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