EEL News Service 2004/09, 6 May 2004

Added to Documents page:

* Communication from the Commission on implementation of the Community Strategy for dioxins, furans and polychlorinated Biphenyls, COM(2001) 593 of 13 April 2004

The document provides the Commission’s first review of a 2001 EU strategy to reduce levels of dioxins, furans and polychlorinated byphenyls (PCBs) that affect human health and the environment. The review goes through progress already made and also moots forthcoming EU action to cut dioxin emissions from the metal industry and to include dioxins and PCBs in the final list of priority substances under the water framework directive.

Added to Conferences page:

* 28 May 2004, Fragen im Zusammenhang mit der Umsetzung der Aarhus-Konvention in der EU und in Osterreich, Vienna, Austria

* 23-24 June 2004, Pervasive Risk & Today’s Business Processes, London, UK

* 5-7 October 2004, Collecting, Recycling and Disposal of Waste Trade Fair, Moscow, Russia



Wybe Th. Douma (T.M.C. Asser Institute, The Hague)

Daria Ratsiborinskaya (Institute of European law, MGIMO-University, Moscow)

Technical realisation

Marco van der Harst, Julien J.M. Simon

(T.M.C. Asser Institute, The Hague)