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Advanced Rechargeable Batteries

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Legislation & Transport

28
MAR
2016

Update of the Air transport ICAO regulation for Lithium batteries

On 22 February the ICAO Council adopted the recommendation of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission (ANC) that lithium ion batteries, UN 3480,...
11
JUN
2015

Update of the UN regulation for the transport of Dangerous Goods

On December 12,  2014 were voted during the meeting of the UN Sub Committee of Experts for the Transport of Dangerous Goods, in Geneva,  several...
23
DEC
2014

New Commission Regulation voted in December 2014

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 1357/2014 of 18 December 2014 replacing Annex III to Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the...

RECHARGE Positions

20
APR
2016

Technical Guidance for the application of the ICAO 30% state of charge of Li batteries

This Technical guidance refers to the limitation at 30% for the transport of Li-ion batteries by air, as described in the ICAO Technical...
11
JUN
2015

Battery Industry position about the EU List of Waste revision

Due to the diversity, complexity and constant evolution of the composition of batteries and the wide range of composition observed, it will be...
21
MAR
2015

Cross-industry recommendations for better regulation in chemicals management

In recent years there has been growing concern about the effectiveness of applying the EU chemical regulation REACH’s Authorisation scheme to...

RECHARGE Newsletter Releases

13
DEC
2015

Climate Agreement’s Success Hinges on Countries Making Painful Decisions

The landmark climate agreement that more than 190 countries struck over the weekend ushers in a broad, new international effort to wind down the...
10
DEC
2015

EC to redirect €24bn to circular economy

The European Commission will transform a €24bn tranche of its Horizon2020 research budget into a financing vehicle for innovation in the circular...
02
DEC
2015

Circular economy targets revised downwards

The European Commission has weakened 2030 recycling targets for municipal and packaging waste as part of its new circular economy package,...