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MEPs move to block car emissions rules

The majority of political groups in the European Parliament’s environment committee have signalled support for blocking new vehicle pollution rules agreed between member states last month

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Steel sector warns of ETS ‘wipe out’

Brussels’ proposals for the future of the emissions trading system would cost the EU steel sector €34bn over 2021-30, according to research for industry association Eurofer

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TTIP could benefit renewables - NGO

The controversial trade deal TTIP the EU is currently negotiating with the US could boost renewable technology innovation by tackling core tariff and non-tariff barriers, green group T&E has said

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Leak reveals EC plan to weaken waste targets

The European Commission plans to table a 65% recycling target for municipal waste by 2030, down from 70% proposed by its predecessor, the latest leaked proposal for new EU waste law shows

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Biodiversity Protection

People: Karmenu Vella (CC BY SA 3.0)

At a meeting in Brussels on 12 May, EU environment ministers discussed the importance of integrating biodiversity protection into other policy areas.

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