The ENVI Committee is chaired by Giovanni La Via (S&D), tel:+32 (0)2 2845217, and is responsible for environmental policy and environmental protection measures, in particular concerning:
a. air, soil and water pollution, waste management and recycling, dangerous substances and preparations, noise levels, climate change, protection of biodiversity;
b. sustainable development;
c. international and regional measures and agreements aimed at protecting the environment;
d. restoration of environmental damage;
e. civil protection;
f. the European Environment Agency.
As indicated above, the Committee is also responsible for public health and food safety issues.
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