EC Committee Includes Micro- and Nano-Plastic in the Environment and Nanoparticles Released from Building Materials and Construction Waste on List of Emerging Issues

Posted On: 2019-02-26

"The European Commission’s (EC) Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) published on January 14, 2019, a statement and a position paper on emerging health and environmental issues.  SCHEER identified and prioritized 14 emerging issues to bring to the attention of the EC services, including... nanoparticles released from building materials and construction waste to the environment (priority is high)."