RoHS 3 deadline

19 June 2019

Directive 2015/863, known as RoHS 3, adds four additional restricted substances (phthalates) to the list of six and comes into force on 22 July 2019.

Environment Agency acts over odour, dust and debris

19 June 2019

The Environment Agency has successfully prosecuted the directors of a waste services company and a company specialising in anaerobic digestion after complaints from the public in two separate cases.

Multilateral Agreement M320

13 June 2019

Multilateral Agreement M320 concerning the carriage of UN 1965 in fixed tanks (tank-vehicles) has been signed by Norway and Sweden.

Multilateral Agreement M318 — new signatories

13 June 2019

Multilateral Agreement M318 concerning the carriage of pressure receptacles authorised by the United States of America Department of Transportation in relation to 1.1.4.2 has been signed by Ireland and Switzerland.

Multilateral Agreement M317

13 June 2019

Multilateral Agreement M317 concerning the transport of solid medical or clinical waste, category A has been created and published by the Department for Transport.