Local support

It is not always evident from my website but I regularly support local groups with objections to traffic extension or airport issues, usually by an expert assessment on (missing) data or suggestions how to move forward in a specific dossier. Today received news that in one such trajectory the legal court has [...]

By |2021-03-17T12:24:29+01:0017 March 2021|news, press|

MOMENTUM: new project to resolve health impact of microplastics

On Monday, Jan. 11 2021 ZonMW presented the ‘knowledge agenda Microplastics and Health’ to the Dutch State Secretary for Infrastructure and Water Management. This knowledge agenda describes the most important knowledge gaps and calls for more research. In presenting this knowledge agenda, ZonMw also publicly announced the awarding of the MOMENTUM project. [...]

By |2021-01-18T08:59:56+01:0018 January 2021|news, press|

Ella gives a face to air pollution victims

This smiling girl is Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah who died of asthma last year following an asthma attack and has become the first person in the UK to have air pollution listed as a cause of death. At the conclusion of the two-week inquest, coroner Philip Barlow said Ella had been exposed to "excessive" [...]

By |2021-01-04T17:03:46+01:004 January 2021|press|

France withdraws harmonized silica classification

  France has withdrawn its intention for harmonized classification of crystalline silica (See ECHA’s registry of intentions: https://echa.europa.eu/registry-of-clh-intentions-until-outcome/-/dislist/details/0b0236e180b9b823)  The listed reason for withdrawal:  As “work involving exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust” is now included in the Directive 2017/2398/CE, French MSCA considers that the need to propose a classification as carcinogen [...]

By |2018-06-11T20:12:33+02:0011 June 2018|news, press|
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