Nachfolgend wird eine geringfügig modifizierte Pressemitteilung des Europäischen Parlaments dokumentiert.
EP negotiators struck a compromise with Council representatives on Wednesday night on the final shape of new EU pesticides legislation. The full Parliament will vote on the second-reading deal in Strasbourg in January and it must then be formally endorsed by the full Council.
Wednesday’s accord dealt with two pieces of legislation: a regulation on the production and licensing of pesticides, and a directive on the sustainable use of pesticides.
Banning of toxic chemicals
The key points of the regulation on the production and licensing of pesticides, as now agreed, are as follows:
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