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Study to improve hazardous waste management based on an assessment of Member States’ performance (2015)

The study provides an overview of the state of hazardous waste management in the 28 EU Member States, summarised in “factsheets” (drafted for 10 Member States selected for in-depth assessment) or “screening documents” (drafted for 18 Member States).

Consultation on the Streamlining monitoring and reporting obligations in environment policy

The objective of this consultation is to help the Commission to validate the principles such as proportionality, accessibility, relevance… that it should use for assessing environmental reporting requirements; gather views regarding whether reporting requirements are in line with those principles – in this respect, examples will be particularly welcome; gather evidence on current shortcomings, overlaps and potential improvements that should be examined during the process.

Proposed update for the European Waste legislation

The revised legislative proposals on waste set clear targets for reduction of waste and establish an ambitious and credible long-term path for waste management and recycling

Consultation on the evaluation of the Environmental Noise Directive by the European Commission

The Commission has decided – in the context of “Better Regulation” – to evaluate the Environmental Noise Directive with a view to regulatory fitness. The Commission already collected – via an external evaluation – the views of enterprises and public bodies by means of dedicated interviews. This was followed up by an expert workshop (comments on the documents discussed at that workshop can still be submitted). With this questionnaire, the Commission is now collecting the views of citizens and associations of citizens, but also of all other interested stakeholders, addressing specifically the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and EU added value of the Environmental Noise Directive.

Draft standard on earth-moving operator visibility prepared

Poor visibility is frequently a cause of serious accidents involving earthmoving machinery. This is why the working group of ISO 5006 has prepared a draft standard focussed on the five recommendations from the task force on earth-moving machinery set up by the Machinery Administrative Co-operation (ADCO) Group, seen as possible solutions for improving machinery visibility.

The European construction sector: A global partner

The construction sector is of strategic importance for many countries across the world. It delivers the buildings and infraestructure needed by the rest of the economy and society.