Ref. Ares(2016)1672113 - 08/04/2016
Directorate A - Green Economy
ENV.A.3 - Chemicals
Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)
26 rue d' Edimbourg
By e-mail: ask+request-2680-
Subject: Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No 2016/1304
We refer to your e-mail dated 10/03/2016 in which you make a request for access to
documents under the above mentioned reference number.
You requested: "…correspondence, including emails, between DG Environment officials
and DG Trade officials concerning chemicals and/or pesticides in TTIP, since 1
Your application is currently being handled. However, we will not be in a position to
complete the handling of your application within the time limit of 15 working days, which
expires on 08/04/2016.
An extended time limit is needed as your application concerns documents held by different
Services which must be consulted.
Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in accordance with
Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to documents. The
new time limit expires on 29/04/2016.
We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
Head of Unit
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Electronically signed on 08/04/2016 13:14 (UTC+02) in accordance with article 4.2 (Validity of electronic documents) of Commission Decision 2004/563