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Study questions EU pesticide approval process

The approval process for pesticides is deeply flawed due to poor guidance from EFSA, an NGO has claimed after investigating risk assessment reports for seven pesticides

Pollution & Nature Industrial emissions 2

Experts aim to tailor LCP guidance to plants’ needs

Experts finalising guidelines on reducing air pollution from large combustion plants aim to make the rules a better fit for installations that need to be more flexible and burn low-quality fuel

Energy, Markets & Corporate Renewable energy, offshore wind (Credit: Vattenfall)

EU falling behind for renewables investment

Europe is no longer the “default destination” for investment in new green energy projects, except offshore wind as Asia and Latin American markets are increasingly attractive, consultants say

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New EU Commission

Jean-Claude Juncker (photograph: European People's Party, CC BY 2.0)

Incoming Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker announced a new Commission structure and team on 10 September.

Malta's Karmenu Vella will take over a merged environment and fisheries brief and has been charged with reviewing the EU's nature laws.

Spain's Miguel Arias Cañete will lead on energy and climate, under the leadership of vice-president for energy union Alenka Bratušek of Slovenia.

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