Ympäristö, kansanterveys ja elintarvikkeiden turvallisuus

Traffic on multiple lane highway

Trucks emit more than 40% of Europe's road transport emissions, yet until now, unlike cars, they didn't have caps on CO2. The European...

Flooded house in flood waters

European Parliament to back renewed European Civil Protection Mechanism The European Parliament is expected to back a renewed and improved EU...

Environment Committee backs stronger EU disaster relief

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved draft legislation to step up EU disaster relief. Authored by the EPP Group’s...

Woman with cancer wearing scarf

The EPP Group wants to double EU spending on cancer research by 2024, committing itself to fighting cancer. The biggest group in the European...



Ympäristön, kansanterveyden ja elintarvikkeiden turvallisuuden valiokunnan toimivaltaan kuuluvat kestävä kehitys, ympäristöpolitiikka ja ympäristönsuojelutoimet, erityisesti ilman, maaperän ja vesien pilaantuminen, jätehuolto ja kierrätys, vaaralliset aineet ja valmisteet, melurajat, ilmastonmuutos ja biologisen monimuotoisuuden suojelu. Lisäksi sen vastuualueena ovat kansanterveys (erityisesti kansanterveyden alan ohjelmat ja erityistoimet) sekä lääketuotteet ja kosmetiikka. Valiokunnassa tarkastellaan myös elintarvikkeiden turvallisuutta koskevia tekijöitä, joihin kuuluvat erityisesti elintarvikkeiden merkinnät ja turvallisuus, ihmisten terveyden suojelua koskeva eläinlääkintälainsäädäntö sekä elintarvikkeiden ja niiden tuotannon kansanterveydellinen valvonta.


26.9.2012 - 19:15

Safety of medical products: EU learns the lesson

The European Union is learning the lesson from unsafe medical products, such as breast implants. The European Commision proposed a new set of rules for the registration and surveillance of medical...
Oil and gas industry
19.9.2012 - 17:00

Shale Gas: potential as new source of energy

The move towards extraction of shale gas and shale oil has radically changed the global energy market. Although EU countries have sovereign rights regarding the choice of their energy mix, any...
The light of the world in a lightbulb
11.9.2012 - 10:45

Energy Efficiency: flexibility a core principle of Directive

"The new EU energy efficiency standards will bring about less red tape and more flexibility for Member States. This is the gist of the new EU Directive", said Markus Pieper MEP who is in...
Eye dropper filling test cup with blue medicine
11.9.2012 - 10:15

Transplantation Medicine: EP in favour of unpaid donation

The European Parliament called on a binding establishment of the principle of unpaid donation today. MEPs focused on cell and tissue transplantations as legislation in the sector is less strict than...
5.9.2012 - 9:30

EU agrees to improve protection of patients

Consequence of drug scandals / Acceptance by Council of Ministers is considered technicality The 'Mediator' drug scandal shook the French public health sector in its very foundations and...
Hands Washing
4.9.2012 - 9:30

Water Consumption: saving water with new technologies

The EPP Group's Coordinator in the European Parliament's Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee wants to "bring togehter public authorities, science and industry" to...


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Medical Progress: from therapy to human enhancement

Emissions Trading System
4.5.2016 - 14:30

The Emissions Trading System - ETS

For further info: epp-itre@europarl.europa.eu
The future of GMOs in Europe
18.11.2015 - 15:00

The future of GMOs in Europe

To register, contact EPP-GMO-Hearing@ep.europa.eu
Integrated EU policy approach for pharmaceutical sector
30.9.2015 - 14:30

The future of medicine

A strong EU pharmaceutical sector is essential to ensure Europe’s disease prevention capabilities, preparedness and assure our health '...


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