EU pesticides laws agreed

September 28, 2009

The EU Council of Ministers last week formally adopted the final text of the package of new EU laws on pesticides.  These are: Directive on sustainable use of pesticides Regulation on placing of plant protection products on the market (repealing Directives 79/117/EEC and 91/414/EEC) Directive on improving construction and maintenance of machinery for pesticide application […]

New EU law on pesticide application machinery

March 20, 2009

New EU legislation on pesticide application machinery looks set to be agreed.  Last week a European Parliament Committee agreed its Opinion on a European Commission 2008 proposal for a new Directive on pesticide application machinery. The Parliament broadly supports the Commission’s proposal and is forecast to adopt formally its Opinion in the EP plenary session […]