EU commissioner Janez Potočnik hopes to release the green paper on Phosphorus later this month. This was his answer to the urgent message of the European companies and other stakeholders present at the first European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference, held on March 6 and 7, in Brussels.
The last interactive sessions have ended and al participants are now enjoying a network drink before going to dinner. The first European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference is halfway. Over 300 delegates from 33 different countries kicked of ESPC2013. For an impression of this first day we published a photo report.
The following article has been pubished by ENDS Europe, Europe's environmental news and information service.
A delayed EU green paper on the sustainable management of phosphorous should be published as soon as possible, says the Dutch representation in Brussels.
The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS) is an independent think tank, helping governments, non-governmental organizations and the private sector to understand the fast-changing environment. HCSS seeks to anticipate the challenges of the future with practical policy solutions and advice. The latest HCSS report investigates Risks and Opportunities in the Global Phosphate Rock Market and provides 'robust strategies' in times of uncertainty.