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  Güncelleme: 26/03/2007

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Analytical examination of the acquis

CHAPTER 27 – ENVIRONMENT

 Annotated Agenda for the Explanatory Screening

03-11.04.2006

 

3 April 2006 – GMO's, Horizontal Legislation including climate change and civil protection

Time

Subject

Acquis references

EC Speaker

09.00 – 09.20

  

Welcome and introductory remarks

Introductory remarks

Leopold MAURER, Chairman

(DG Enlargement)

Claude ROUAM

(DG Environment)

09.20 – 13.00

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO's)

09.20 – 10.10

Contained use,  deliberate release into the environment and transboundary movement of Genetically Modified Organisms

 

 

 

Regulation (32003R1946)

31990L0219
Council Directive 90/219/EEC of 23 April 1990 on the contained use of genetically modified micro-organisms
(OJ L 117 08.05.1990 p. 1)  EUR-Lex hyperlink
html

32001L0018
Directive 2001/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 March 2001 on the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms and repealing Council Directive 90/220/EEC – Commission Declaration
(OJ L 106 17.04.2001 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

32003R1830
Regulation (EC) No 1830/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 September 2003 concerning the traceability and labelling of genetically modified organisms and the traceability of food and feed products produced from genetically modified organisms and amending Directive 2001/18/EC
(OJ L 268 18.10.2003 p. 24)
EUR-Lex hyperlink html pdf

32003R1946
Regulation (EC) No 1946/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 July 2003 on transboundary movements of genetically modified organisms (Text with EEA relevance)
(OJ L 287 05.11.2003 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

Overview of implementing measures under Directive 2001/18/EC and Regulation (EC) 1830/2003.

Mr Yannnis KARAMITSIOS &

Ms Paula REY GARCIA

(DG ENV/B4)

10.10 – 10.30

International conventions

22002A0731(01)
Cartagena protocol on biosafety to the convention on biological diversity - Declaration by the European Community in accordance with article 34(3) of the convention on biological diversity
(OJ L 201 31.07.2002 p. 50) EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

Mr Matthias BUCK

(DG ENV/E 2)

10.30 – 11.00

Time for questions

(DG ENV/B4& E2)

11.00 – 11.15

Coffee Break

11.15 – 12.10

Environmental Information

 Public Participation

Arhus Convention

32003L0004

Directive 2003/4/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 January 2003 on public access to environmental information and repealing Council Directive 90/313/EEC
(Official Journal L 041 , 14/02/2003 P. 0026 – 0032) EUR-Lex hyperlink:  html
pdf

 32003L0035

Directive 2003/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 May 2003 providing for public participation in respect of the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the environment and amending with regard to public participation and access to justice Council Directives 85/337/EEC and 96/61/EC – Statement by the Commission (OJ L 156 25.06.2003 p. 17) EUR-Lex hyperlink:  html pdf

 Relevant international convention:

Arhus Convention

http://www.unece.org/env/pp/documents/cep43e.pdf

22005A0517(01)
Convention on access to information, public participation in decision making and access to justice in environmental matters  (OJ L 124 17.05.2005 p. 4) EUR-Lex hyperlink html pdf  - Adopted through
32005D0370

Ms Yolanda VILLAR RUBERTE

(DG ENV/A3)

 Mr Daniel FRANZONE (DG ENV/A3) and

Ms Bettina LORZ (DG ENV/A3)

12.10 – 12.30

Environmental liability

32004L0035
Directive 2004/35/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage

(OJ L 143 30.04.2004 p. 56) EUR-Lex hyperlink: html pdf

Mr Charles PIROTTE

(DG ENV/A3)

12.30 – 13.00

Time for questions

(DG ENV/A3)

13.00 – 14.30

Lunch Break

15.00 – 16.30

Climate change

15.00 – 15.30

Ozone depleting substances

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Vienna Convention

 

Montreal Protocol

32000R2037
Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 June 2000 on substances that deplete the ozone layer(OJ L 244 29.09.2000 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink: html
pdf

 32005D0103
2005/103/EC: Commission Decision of 31 January 2005 determining a mechanism for the allocation of quotas to producers and importers of hydrochlorofluorocarbons for the years 2003 to 2009 according to Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council (notified under document number C(2005) 134) (OJ L 033 05.02.2005 p. 65)  
EUR-Lex hyperlink: html pdf

 Relevant international conventions:

21994A0207(02)
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (OJ L 033 07.02.1994 p. 13) EUR-Lex hyperlink: html
Adopted by 31994D0069 (OJ L 033 07.02.1994 p. 11)

  21988A1031(01)
Vienna Convention for the protection of the ozone layer (OJ L 297 31.10.1988 p. 10)
EUR-Lex hyperlink html Adopted by 31988D0540 (OJ L 297 31.10.1988 p. 8)

 21988A1031(02)
Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer - Declaration by the European Economic Community
(OJ L 297 31.10.1988 p. 21)
EUR-Lex hyperlink html Adopted by 31988D0540 (OJ L 297 31.10.1988 p. 8)

Mr. Peter HORROCKS

(DG ENV/C4)

15.30 – 16.00

Emission Trading Directive and related decisions

 Kyoto Protocol

32003L0087
Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 2003 establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community and amending Council Directive 96/61/EC (Text with EEA relevance) as amended by 2004/101/EC and related Regulation 2216/2004 (EC) and Decision 2004/156/EC (OJ L 275 25.10.2003 p. 32)  EUR-Lex hyperlink: html
pdf

 32004D0280
Decision No 280/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 February 2004 concerning a mechanism for monitoring Community greenhouse gas emissions and for implementing the Kyoto Protocol and implementing provisions (2005/166/EC) (OJ L 049 19.02.2004 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink: html
pdf

Ms Madeleine INFELDT

(DG ENV/C2)

Mr Istvan BART

(DG ENV/C2)

 Ms Erasmia KITOU

(DG ENV/C2) 

16.00 – 16.30

Time for questions

(DG ENV/C4)

(DG ENV/C2)

16.30 – 16.45

Coffee Break

16.45 – 17.50

Other horizontal legislation, including civil protection

16.45 – 17.10

Civil protection

31999D0847
1999/847/EC: Council Decision of 9 December 1999 establishing a Community action programme in the field of civil protection (OJ L 327 21.12.1999 p. 53)
EUR-Lex hyperlink html pdf

32001D0792
2001/792/EC,Euratom: Council Decision of 23 October 2001 establishing a Community mechanism to facilitate reinforced cooperation in civil protection assistance interventions (OJ L 297 15.11.2001 p. 7)
EUR-Lex hyperlink html pdf

32000D2850
Decision No 2850/2000/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2000 setting up a Community framework for cooperation in the field of accidental or deliberate marine pollution (OJ L 332 28.12.2000 p. 1)
EUR-Lex hyperlink html pdf

Mr Gilles VINCENT

(DG ENV/A5)

17.10 – 17.25

Reporting

European Environment Agency

31991L0692

Council Directive 91/692/EEC of 23 December 1991 standardizing and rationalizing reports on the implementation of certain Directives relating to the environment

(OJ L 377 31.12.1991 p. 48) EUR-Lex hyperlink:  html

 31990R1210
Council Regulation (EEC) No 1210/90 of 7 May 1990 on the establishment of the European Environment Agency and the European Environment Information and Observation Network   (OJ L 120 11.05.1990 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink:  
html
 

Ms Meropi PANELI

(DG ENV/G3)

Mr Peter WICKS

(DG ENV/G3)

17.25 – 17.35

LIFE programme

32000R1655

Regulation (EC) No 1655/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 July 2000 concerning the Financial Instrument for the Environment (LIFE)

(Official Journal L 192 , 28/07/2000 P. 0001 – 0010) EUR-Lex hyperlink:  html

Amendment proposed by 52004PC0621 Repeal

Mr Philip OWEN

(DG ENV/D1)

17.35 – 17.50

Time for questions

(DG ENV/A5, G3, D1)

17.50

Closure

4 April 2006 – Water Quality

Time

Subject

Acquis references

EC Speaker

09.00 – 17.45

Water quality

09.00 – 10.00

Water Framework Directive

 

Checklist on the transportation requirements

Environmental Objectives

32000L0060
Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy  (OJ L 327 22.12.2000 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

 32005D0646
2005/646/EC: Commission Decision of 17 August 2005 on the establishment of a register of sites to form the intercalibration network in accordance with Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (notified under document number C(2005) 3140) (OJ L 243 19.09.2005 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

Mr Joachim D’EUGENIO

(DG ENV/D2)

10.00-10.30

Shellfish waters

Fish water

31979L0923
Council Directive 79/923/EEC of 30 October 1979 on the quality required of shellfish waters

(OJ L 281 10.11.1979 p. 47) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

 31978L0659
Council Directive 78/659/EEC of 18 July 1978 on the quality of fresh waters needing protection or improvement in order to support fish life
(OJ L 222 14.08.1978 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink 
html  

Mr Christof PLANITZER

(DG ENV/D2)

10.30 – 11.00

Time for questions/clarifications

(DG ENV/D2)

11.00 – 11.15

Coffee Break

11.15 – 11.45

Dangerous substances Directive + daughter directives (Mercury discharges, other mercury discharges, cadmium discharges, HCH)

 

Guidance Document 

31976L0464
Council Directive 76/464/EEC of 4 May 1976 on pollution caused by certain dangerous substances discharged into the aquatic environment of the Community (OJ L 129 18.05.1976 p. 23) EUR-Lex hyperlink html

 31986L0280
Council Directive 86/280/EEC of 12 June 1986 on limit values and quality objectives for discharges of certain dangerous substances included in List I of the Annex to Directive 76/464/EEC (OJ L 181 04.07.1986 p. 16) EUR-Lex hyperlink html as amended by Council Directive 88/347/EEC (EUR-Lex hyperlink html) and amended by Council Directive 90/415/EEC of 27 July 1990 (
Official Journal L 219 , 14/08/1990 P. 0049 – 0057)

 31982L0176
Council Directive 82/176/EEC of 22 March 1982 on limit values and quality objectives for mercury discharges by the chlor-alkali electrolysis industry (OJ L 081 27.03.1982 p. 29)  EUR-Lex hyperlink html

 31983L0513
Council Directive 83/513/EEC of 26 September 1983 on limit values and quality objectives for cadmium discharges (OJ L 291 24.10.1983 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink 
html

 31984L0491

Council Directive 84/491/EEC of 9 October 1984 on limit values and quality objectives for discharges of hexachlorocyclohexane, Official Journal L 274 , 17/10/1984 P. 0011 – 0017 html

 31984L0156

Council Directive 84/156/EEC of 8 March 1984 on limit values and quality objectives for mercury discharges by sectors other than the chlor-alkali electrolysis industry, Official Journal L 074 , 17/03/1984 P. 0049 - 0054 html  

Mr Joachim D’EUGENIO

(DG ENV/D2)

11.45 – 12.30

Urban wastewater treatment  

31991L0271
Council Directive 91/271/EEC of 21 May 1991 concerning urban waste-water treatment

(OJ L 135 30.05.1991 p. 40) EUR-Lex hyperlink html

 31993D0481
393/481/EEC: Commission Decision of 28 July 1993 concerning formats for the presentation of national programmes as foreseen by Article 17 of Council Directive 91/271/EEC
(OJ L 226 07.09.1993 p. 23) EUR-Lex hyperlink
html

Mrs Violeta VINCEVICIENE

(DG ENV/D2)

12.30 – 13.00

Time for questions/clarifications

(DG ENV/D2)

13.00 – 14.30

Lunch break

14.30 – 15.00

Nitrates

31991L0676
Council Directive 91/676/EEC of 12 December 1991 concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources (OJ L 375 31.12.1991 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink html

Ms Liliana CORTELLINI

(DG ENV/B1)

15.00 – 15.15

Time for questions

(DG ENV/D2)

15.15 – 15.30

Coffee Break

15.30 – 16.00

Groundwater

31980L0068
Council Directive 80/68/EEC of 17 December 1979 on the protection of groundwater against pollution caused by certain dangerous substances (OJ L 020 26.01.1980 p. 43) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

The presentation will cover the Commission proposal for amendment COM(2003)550

Mr Philippe QUEVAUVILLIER

(DG ENV/D2)

16.00 – 16.30

Drinking water and measurement of drinking water

31998L0083
Council Directive 98/83/EC of 3 November 1998 on the quality of water intended for human consumption (OJ L 330 05.12.1998 p. 32) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

31979L0869
Council Directive 79/869/EEC of 9 October 1979 concerning the methods of measurement and frequencies of sampling and analysis of surface water intended for the abstraction of drinking water in the Member States (OJ L 271 29.10.1979 p. 44) EUR-Lex hyperlink 
html

Mr Jan CORTVRIEND

(DG ENV/D2)

16.30 – 17.00

Time for questions

DG ENV/D2&B1

17.00 – 17.30

Thematic Strategy on the protection and conservation of the marine environment

52005DC0504

Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament - Thematic Strategy on the Protection and Conservation of the Marine Environment COM/2005/0504 final EUR-Lex hyperlink html pdf doc

EUROPA - Environment - Water quality in the EU - Introduction

Mr François WAKENHUT

(DG ENV/D2)

17.30 – 17.45

Time for questions

(DG ENV/D2)

17.45

Closure

5 April 2006 Water Quality (a.m.), Nature Protection (a.m. and p.m.), Forestry (p.m.)

Time

Subject

Acquis references

EC Speaker

09.00 – 10.15

Water quality

09.00 – 9.30

Bathing water

31976L0160
Council Directive 76/160/EEC of 8 December 1975 concerning the quality of bathing water (OJ L 031 05.02.1976 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

The presentation will cover the Commission proposal for a new directive in this field

Ms Benilde BUJARRABAL FERNANDEZ

(DG ENV/D2)

09.30 – 10.00

Barcelona convention

Relevant international convention:

21976A0216(01)
Convention on the protection of the Mediterranean Sea against pollution (Barcelona Convention)
(OJ L 240 19.09.1977 p. 3)
EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Ms Anne BURRILL

(DG ENV/E3)

10.00 – 10.15

Time for questions

(DG ENV/D2 & E3)

10.15 – 10.30

Coffee break

10.30 – 16.25

Nature protection

10.30 – 11.00

Wild Birds

31979L0409
Council Directive 79/409/EEC of 2 April 1979 on the conservation of wild birds as amended
(OJ L 103 25.04.1979 p. 1) as amended - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

31975H0066
75/66/EEC: Commission Recommendation of 20 December 1974 to Member States concerning the protection of birds and their habitats (OJ L 021 28.01.1975 p. 24) as amended - EUR-Lex hyperlink 
html

Mr Nick HANLEY

(DG ENV/B2)

11.00 – 11.30

Habitats

31992L0043
Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora as amended

(OJ L 206 22.07.1992 p. 7) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Mr Nick HANLEY

(DG ENV/B2)

11.30 – 12.00

Time for questions

(DG ENV/B2)

12.00 – 12.15

Wild animals in zoos

31999L0022
Council Directive 1999/22/EC of 29 March 1999 relating to the keeping of wild animals in zoos
(OJ L 094 09.04.1999 p. 24)  EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

Ms Irene PLANK

(DG ENV/E2)

12.15 – 12.30

Seal Pups

31983L0129
Council Directive 83/129/EEC of 28 March 1983 concerning the importation into Member States of skins of certain seal pups and products derived therefrom

(OJ L 091 09.04.1983 p. 30) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Ms Dorothee
CONVENS-BILLERBECK

(DG ENV/E2)

12.30-12.45

Leghold Traps

31991R3254

Council Regulation (EEC) No 3254/91 of 4 November 1991 prohibiting the use of leghold traps in the Community and the introduction into the Community of pelts and manufactured goods of certain wild animal species originating in countries which catch them by means of leghold traps or trapping methods which do not meet international humane trapping standards

Official Journal L 308 , 09/11/1991 P. 0001 EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Ms Irene PLANK

(DG ENV/E2)

12.45 – 13.00

Time for questions

(DG ENV/E2)

13.00 – 14.30

Lunch break

14.30- 15.05

CITES Regulation

  

  

CITES Convention

31997R0338
Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 of 9 December 1996 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein(OJ L 061 03.03.1997 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink 
html

32001R1808
Commission Regulation (EC) No 1808/2001 of 30 August 2001 laying down detailed rules concerning the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein (OJ L 250 19.09.2001 p. 1)
EUR-Lex hyperlink  html pdf

 Relevant international convention:

21973A0303(01)
Convention on international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora
(OJ L 384 31.12.1982 p. 7)
EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Mr Henk EGGINK

Ms Lucy SWAN

(DG ENV/E2)

15.05 – 15.25

Time for questions

(DG ENV/E2)

15.25 – 15.40

Coffee break

15.40 – 16.10

Bonn convention

Bern convention

  

Convention on biological diversity

Relevant international conventions:

21979A0623(01)
Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals (Bonn convention)
(OJ L 210 19.07.1982 p. 11) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html  - Implemented by EUR-Lex hyperlink 
31982D0461

 21979A0919(01)
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats
(OJ L 038 10.02.1982 p. 3)
EUR-Lex hyperlink  html - Implemented by EUR-Lex hyperlink  31982D0072

 21993A1213(01)
Convention on biological diversity - Declarations
(OJ L 309 13.12.1993 p. 3) html Adopted by 31993D0626 (OJ L 309 13.12.1993 p. 1)

Mr Placido HERNANDEZ-AGUILAR

(DG ENV/B2)

 Ms Ilona JEPSENA

(DG ENV/B2)

 Mr Stefan LEINER

(DG ENV/E2) 

16.10 – 16.25

Time for questions/clarifications

(DG ENV/B2 & E2)

16.25 – 17.05

Forests and Forestry

16.25 – 16.40

Forestry strategy

31999Y0226(01)
Council Resolution of 15 December 1998 on a forestry strategy for the European Union
(OJ C 056 26.02.1999 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

52005DC0084

Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament - Reporting on the implementation of the EU Forestry Strategy {SEC(2005) 333}

/* COM/2005/0084 final */ EUR-Lex hyperlink html   pdf

Ms Ignatio Seoane

(DG AGRI/F1)

16.40 – 16.55

Forest Focus Regulation

32003R2152
Regulation (EC) No 2152/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 concerning monitoring of forests and environmental interactions in the Community (Forest Focus)

(OJ L 324 11.12.2003 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html pdf

Mr Robert FLIES

(DG ENV/B3)

16.55 – 17.05

Time for questions/clarifications

(DG AGRI/F1)

(DG ENV/B2)

17.05 – 17.40

Soil protection

17.05 – 17.30

Thematic Strategy on soil protection

No reference available yet

Ms Claudia OLAZABAL

Mr Luca MARMO

(DG ENV/B1)

17.30 – 17.40

Time for questions/clarifications

(DG ENV/B1)

17.40

Closure

6 April 2006 – Air Pollution

Time

Subject

Acquis references

EC Speaker

09.00 – 14.30

Air quality

09.00 – 09.45

Thematic Strategy on air pollution, National Emission Ceiling and international related instruments (CLRTAP and Gothenburg Protocol)

52005DC0446

Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament - Thematic Strategy on air pollution  - COM/2005/0446 final  of 21.09.2005 - EUR-Lex hyperlink html pdf doc

32001L0081
Directive 2001/81/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2001 on national emission ceilings for certain atmospheric pollutants (OJ L 309 27.11.2001 p. 22) - EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

Relevant international conventions:

21979A1113(01)
Convention on long-range transboundary air pollution - Resolution on long-range transboundary air pollution
(OJ L 171 27.06.1981 p. 13) - EUR-Lex hyperlink
html

Gothenburg Protocol

22003A0717(01)
Protocol to the 1979 Convention on long-range transboundary air pollution to abate acidification, eutrophication and ground-level ozone
(OJ L 179 17.07.2003 p. 3) - EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

Mr Marco GASPARINETTI

(DG ENV/C1)

Mr Duncan JOHNSTONE

(DG ENV/C1)

Mr Duncan JOHNSTONE

(DG ENV/C1)

09.45 – 10.00

Time for questions

(DG ENV/C1)

10.00 – 10.45

Framework directive on air quality +

Air quality legislation 

Daughters directives (1. Limit values for NOx, SO², Pb, and PM10; 2. Limit values for benzene and carbon monoxide; 3. Ozone in ambient air; 4. arsenic, cadmium, mercury, nickel and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in ambient air)

31996L0062
Council Directive 96/62/EC of 27 September 1996 on ambient air quality assessment and management (OJ L 296 21.11.1996 p. 55)EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

31997D0101
97/101/EC: Council Decision of 27 January 1997 establishing a reciprocal exchange of information and data from networks and individual stations measuring ambient air pollution within the Member States (OJ L 035 05.02.1997 p. 14) EUR-Lex hyperlink 
html

31999L0030
Council Directive 1999/30/EC of 22 April 1999 relating to limit values for sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and oxides of nitrogen, particulate matter and lead in ambient air (OJ L 163 29.06.1999 p. 41)EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

32000L0069
Directive 2000/69/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 November 2000 relating to limit values for benzene and carbon monoxide in ambient air (OJ L 313 13.12.2000 p. 12)EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

32002L0003
Directive 2002/3/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 February 2002 relating to ozone in ambient air (OJ L 067 09.03.2002 p. 14)EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

32004L0107
Directive 2004/107/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 December 2004 relating to arsenic, cadmium, mercury, nickel and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in ambient air
(OJ L 023 26.01.2005 p. 3) - EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

Mr Marco GASPARINETTI

(DG ENV/C1)

10.45 – 11.00

Time for questions

(DG ENV/C1)

11.00 – 11.15

Coffee break

11.15 – 11.45

Fuel Quality

31998L0070
Directive 98/70/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 1998 relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and amending Council Directive 93/12/EEC
(OJ L 350 28.12.1998 p. 58)EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

31999L0032
Council Directive 1999/32/EC of 26 April 1999 relating to a reduction in the sulphur content of certain liquid fuels and amending Directive 93/12/EEC
(OJ L 121 11.05.1999 p. 13)EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

Mr Ian HODGSON

(DG ENV/C1)

11.45 – 12.00

Time for questions

(DG ENV/C1)

12.00 – 12.30

CO2  emissions

31999L0094
Directive 1999/94/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 1999 relating to the availability of consumer information on fuel economy and CO2 emissions in respect of the marketing of new passenger cars
(OJ L 012 18.01.2000 p. 16) - EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

32000D1753
Decision No 1753/2000/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 June 2000 establishing a scheme to monitor the average specific emissions of CO2 from new passenger cars
(OJ L 202 10.08.2000 p. 1)  EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

Mr Gilles PAQUE

DG ENV/C1)

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch Break

14.00 – 14.30

Volatile organic content (VOCs)

31994L0063
European Parliament and Council Directive 94/63/EC of 20 December 1994 on the control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions resulting from the storage of petrol and its distribution from terminals to service stations (OJ L 365 31.12.1994 p. 24) - EUR-Lex hyperlink html

32004L0042
Directive 2004/42/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds due to the use of organic solvents in certain paints and varnishes and vehicle refinishing products and amending Directive 1999/13/EC
(OJ L 143 30.04.2004 p. 87) - EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

Mr Michel SPONAR

(DG ENV/C1)

14.30 – 14.45

Time for questions

(DG ENV/C1)

14.45

Coffee Break

7 April 2006 – EIA/SEA (AM), Industrial pollution control and risk management (AM and PM) and noise (PM)

Time

Subject

Acquis references

EC Speaker

09.00 – 11.00

EIA & SEA

09.00  - 09.45

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

 Espoo Convention

31985L0337 - 

Council Directive 85/337/EEC of 27 June 1985 on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment (OJ L 175, 05.07.1985, p. 40) as amended - EUR-Lex  hyperlink: html

 Relevant international convention:

Espoo Convention

http://www.unece.org/env/eia/

Ms Laura TABELLINI

(DG ENV/D3)

09.45 – 10.15

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

32001L0042
Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 June 2001 on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment (OJ L 197 21.07.2001 p. 30)  EUR-Lex hyperlink: html
pdf

Ms Laura TABELLINI

(DG ENV/D3)

10.15 – 10.30

Time for questions

(DG ENV/D3)

10.30 – 10.45

Coffee break

10.45 – 16.45

Industrial pollution control and risk management

10:45 – 11.20

Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC)

31996L0061 (Eur-lex code 15.10.20)
Council Directive 96/61/EC of 24 September 1996 concerning integrated pollution prevention and control (OJ L 257 10.10.1996 p. 26) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Mr Neil EMMOTT

(DG ENV/C4)

11.20 - 11.50

Large Combustion Plants

32001L0080
Directive 2001/80/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2001 on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from large combustion plants (OJ L 309 27.11.2001 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

Mr Neil EMMOTT

(DG ENV/C4)

11.50 - 12.20

Waste Incineration

32000L0076
Directive 2000/76/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 December 2000 on the incineration of waste (OJ L 332 28.12.2000 p. 91) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

Mr Neil EMMOTT

(DG ENV/C4)

12.20 –  12.30

Asbestos Directive

31987L0217
Council Directive 87/217/EEC of 19 March 1987 on the prevention and reduction of environmental pollution by asbestos
(OJ L 085 28.03.1987 p. 40) EUR-Lex hyperlink html

Mr Neil EMMOTT

(DG ENV/C4)

12.30 – 13.00

Time for questions

(DG ENV/C4)

13.00 – 14.30

Lunch Break

14:30 - 15.00

Solvents Directive

31999L0013
Council Directive 1999/13/EC of 11 March 1999 on the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds due to the use of organic solvents in certain activities and installations(OJ L 085 29.03.1999 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

Mr Bernd MEHLHORN

(DG ENV/C4)

15.00 – 15.15

European pollutant emission register (EPER)

32000D0479
2000/479/EC: Commission Decision of 17 July 2000 on the implementation of a European pollutant emission register (EPER) according to Article 15 of Council Directive 96/61/EC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control (IPPC) (notified under document number C(2000) 2004)  (OJ L 192 28.07.2000 p. 36) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html pdf

Mr Bernd MEHLHORN

(DG ENV/C4)

15.15 – 15.45

Seveso

31996L0082 (Eur-lex code 15.10.20.50)
Council Directive 96/82/EC of 9 December 1996 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances (OJ L 010 14.01.1997 p. 13) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Mr Tobias BIERMANN

(DG ENV/A5)

15:45 - 16:15

Eco-labelling

 

 

EMAS

32000R1980
Regulation (EC) No 1980/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 July 2000 on a revised Community eco-label award scheme
(OJ L 237 21.09.2000 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

 32001R0761
Regulation (EC) No 761/2001 of the European parliament and of the council of 19 March 2001 allowing voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS)
(OJ L 114 24.04.2001 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

Mr Ben CASPAR

Ms Chiqui BARRECHEGUREN

(DG ENV/G2)

16.15 – 16.45

Time for questions

(DG ENV/A5, C4 & G2)

16.45 – 17.00

Coffee Break

17.00 – 17.45

Noise

17.00 – 17.30

Environmental noise 1

Environmental noise 2

32002L0049
Directive 2002/49/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 June 2002 relating to the assessment and management of environmental noise - Declaration by the Commission in the Conciliation Committee on the Directive relating to the assessment and management of environmental noise (OJ L 189 18.07.2002 p. 12) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

Mr David DELCAMPE

(DG ENV/C1)

17.30 - 17.45

Time for questions

(DG ENV/C1)

17.45

Closure

10 April 2006 – Waste Management

Time

Subject

Acquis references

EC Speaker

09.00 – 17.45

Waste legislation

09.00 – 09.30

Waste Framework Directive

31975L0442
Council Directive 75/442/EEC of 15 July 1975 on waste (OJ L 194 25.07.1975 p. 39)  - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Mr Paul SPEIGHT

(DG ENV/G4)

09.30 – 10.00

Thematic Strategy on the prevention and recycling of waste

52005DC0666

Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and Thhe Committee of the Regions - Taking sustainable use of resources forward - A Thematic Strategy on the prevention and recycling of waste - COM/2005/0666 final - EUR-Lex hyperlink html pdf doc

Mr Christopher ALLEN

(DG ENV/G4)

10.00 - 10.15

Time for questions

(DG ENV/G4)

10.15 – 10.45

Landfill Directive

31999L0031
Council Directive 1999/31/EC of 26 April 1999 on the landfill of waste
(OJ L 182 16.07.1999 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

Mr Fotios PAPOULIAS

(DG ENV/G4)

10.45 -  11.15

Mining waste

Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the management of waste from the extractive industries

http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/

waste/mining/index.htm

Mr Fotios PAPOULIAS

(DG ENV/G4)

11.15 - 11.30

Time for questions

(DG ENV/G4)

11.30 – 11.45

Coffee Break

11.45 - 12.15

Waste Shipment Regulation

Basel convention

31993R0259
Council Regulation (EEC) No 259/93 of 1 February 1993 on the supervision and control of shipments of waste within, into and out of the European Community
(OJ L 030 06.02.1993 p. 1)  - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

The presentation will also cover the proposed modification of the Regulation (2nd reading stage)

31999R1420
Council Regulation (EC) No 1420/1999 of 29 April 1999 establishing common rules and procedures to apply to shipments to certain non-OECD countries of certain types of waste (OJ L 166 01.07.1999 p. 6) EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

Relevant international convention

21993A0216(02) (Eur-Lex: 15.10.40)
Basel Convention on the control of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal
(OJ L 039 16.02.1993 p. 3)  - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Mr Peter Wessman

(DG ENV/G4)

12.15 - 12.30

Titanium Dioxide

31978L0176
Council Directive 78/176/EEC of 20 February 1978 on waste from the titanium dioxide industry
(OJ L 054 25.02.1978 p. 19) - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Ms Orsola CSORBA

(DG ENV/G4)

12.30 – 13.00

Time for questions

5DG ENV G4)

13.00 – 14.30

Lunch Break

14.30 – 15.00

Packaging and Packaging of Waste

31994L0062
European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC of 20 December 1994 on packaging and packaging waste (OJ L 365 31.12.1994 p. 10)  - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Ms Karolina FRAS

(DG ENV/G4)

15.00 – 15.15

Sewage Sludge

31986L0278
Council Directive 86/278/EEC of 12 June 1986 on the protection of the environment, and in particular of the soil, when sewage sludge is used in agriculture
(OJ L 181 04.07.1986 p. 6) - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Ms Karolina FRAS

(DG ENV/G4)

15.15 – 15.45

Waste Electric and electronic equipment

32002L0096
Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 2003 on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)  (OJ L 037 13.02.2003 p. 24) as amended - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

Mr Kurt VAN DER HERTEN

(DG ENV/G4)

15.45 -16.15

Time for questions

(DG ENV/G4)

16.15 – 16.30

Coffee Break

16.30 – 16.45

Restrictions of Hazardous Substances

32002L0095
Directive 2002/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 2003 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment
(OJ L 037 13.02.2003 p. 19) - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

Ms Anna PASSERA

(DG ENV/G4)

16.45 – 17.10

End-of-life Vehicles

32000L0053
Directive 2000/53/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 September 2000 on end-of life vehicles (OJ L 269 21.10.2000 p. 34) - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html
pdf

Ms Karolina FRAS

(DG ENV/G4)

17.10 – 17.30

Batteries and Accumulators

31991L0157
Council Directive 91/157/EEC of 18 March 1991 on batteries and accumulators containing certain dangerous substances
(OJ L 078 26.03.1991 p. 38) - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

31993L0086
Commission Directive 93/86/EEC of 4 October 1993 adapting to technical progress Council Directive 91/157/EEC on batteries and accumulators containing certain dangerous substances
(OJ L 264 23.10.1993 p. 51) - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html

Ms Rosalinde VAN DER VLIES

(DG ENV/G4)

17.30 – 17.45

Time for questions

(DG ENV/G4)

17.45

Closure

11 April 2006 – Waste (continued) and chemicals

Time

Subject

Acquis references

EC Speaker

09.00 – 11.00

Waste

09.00-10.00

Hazardous waste,

Waste Oils

PCB/PCT

31991L0689
Council Directive 91/689/EEC of 12 December 1991 on hazardous waste (OJ L 377 31.12.1991 p. 20)  - EUR-Lex hyperlink  html 

31975L0439
Council Directive 75/439/EEC of 16 June 1975 on the disposal of waste oils
(OJ L 194 25.07.1975 p. 23) - EUR-Lex hyperlink 
html

31996L0059
Council Directive 96/59/EC of 16 September 1996 on the disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated terphenyls (PCB/PCT)
(OJ L 243 24.09.1996 p. 31) - EUR-Lex hyperlink 
html

Mr Martin POHLMANN

(DG ENV/G4)

10.00 – 10.30

Time for questions

(DG ENV/G4)

10.30 – 10.45

Coffee Break

10.45 – 17.45

Chemicals

10.45 – 11.30

Dangerous substances Directive

31967L0548
Council Directive 67/548/EEC of 27 June 1967 on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances
(OJ 196 16.08.1967 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink html including
amendment proposed by 52003PC0644(02)

Ms Cristina DE AVILA

(DG ENV/C3)

11.30 – 12.15

Risk Assessment Regulation

31993R0793
Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 of 23 March 1993 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances
(OJ L 084 05.04.1993 p. 1)  EUR-Lex hyperlink html including amendment proposed by
52003PC0644(01)

Ms Cristina DE AVILA

(DG ENV/C3)

12.15 – 12.30

Animal Experiments Directive

31986L0609
Council Directive 86/609/EEC of 24 November 1986 on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States regarding the protection of animals used for experimental and other scientific purposes
(OJ L 358 18.12.1986 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink html

32003L0065

Directive 2003/65/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 July 2003 amending Council Directive 86/609/EEC on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States regarding the protection of animals used for experimental and other scientific purposes (Text with EEA relevance)

(Official Journal L 230 , 16/09/2003 P. 0032 – 0033) EUR-Lex hyperlink html pdf

Ms Cristina DE AVILA

(DG ENV/C3)

12.30 – 13.00

Time for questions

(DG ENV/C3)

13.00 – 14.30

Lunch break

14.30 – 15.15

Persistent Organic Pollutants

32004R0850
Regulation (EC) No 850/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on persistent organic pollutants and amending Directive 79/117/EEC
(OJ L 158 30.04.2004 p. 7)
EUR-Lex hyperlink html pdf

Ms Leena Ylä-Mononen

(DG ENV/C3)

15.15 – 15.45

Biocides Directive

31998L0008
Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 February 1998 concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market
(OJ L 123 24.04.1998 p. 1)  EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

Ms Elena MAIDOU

(DG ENV/B4)

15.45 – 16.15

Time for questions

(DG ENV/B4)

16.15 – 16.45

Coffee break

16.45 – 17.15

Import and Export of Dangerous Chemicals

32003R0304
Regulation (EC) No 304/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Coucil of 28 January 2003 concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals (Text with EEA relevance)
(OJ L 063 06.03.2003 p. 1) EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

32003D0508
2003/508/EC: Commission Decision of 7 July 2003 adopting Community import decisions for certain chemicals pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 304/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council and amending Decisions 2000/657/EC and 2001/852/EC (Text with EEA relevance)
(OJ L 174 12.07.2003 p. 10) EUR-Lex hyperlink html
pdf

Relevant international convention

22003A0306(01)
Rotterdam convention on the prior informed consent procedure for certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade
(OJ L 063 06.03.2003 p. 29) html pdf Adopted by 32003D0106
(OJ L 063 06.03.2003 p. 27)

Mr Elena Maidou

(DG ENV/B4)

17.15 – 17.30

Time for questions

(DG ENV/B4)

(DG ENV/C3)

17.30-18.00

Closing remarks and conclusions

Leopold MAURER

DG ENLARGEMENT

Table listing the precise parts of Eur-Lex Directory of Community legislation in force :

15 Environment, Consumers and Health Protection

15.10 Environment

 

03 Agricultural structures

 

Useful information

A wealth of useful resources can be found on the following web pages in the DG Environment website.

http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/resources_en.htm

http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/enlarg/index_en.htm


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