Nanomaterial registers and transparency - Commission brought to court

Date

25 Sep 2012 22:00

Address

Room JAN 6Q2 European Parliament
  Brussels
Belgium

Event Type

L - Conference, forum

Organiser type

Federations / Associations

Section

EU Priorities 2020

Event Location

Brussels
Press conference invite

Event Description

When: Wednesday, 26 September, 10.00

With: Green MEP Carl Schlyter

Green MEP Carl Schlyter will host a press conference to present a legal challenge he is taking against the European Commission due to lack of transparency and failure to release public documents. The case concerns a move by the French authorities to set up a register for nanomaterials to which the Commission has objected. The Commission is refusing to make the documents detailing its objection public. Carl Schlyter is challenging the Commission over this on the grounds that it is in conflict with EU legislation on transparency.

 
Richard More O'Ferrall,
Press and media officer,
Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament
Mobile: +32-477-443842 - Ph. +32-22841669 (Brussels); +33-388174042
 

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