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MEPs back more checks on EU laws’ impact

The European Parliament has called for tougher impact assessments of legislative proposals, in a move critics say could feed a deregulation agenda gathering pace in Brussels


Concerns raised over EDC consultation

An EU consultation on endocrine-disrupting chemicals is flawed and could result in an inadequate outcome for environmental and health protection, campaign groups have suggested

General Policy, Markets & Corporate Jean-Claude Juncker (photograph: European People's Party, CC BY 2.0)

New EU fund to boost energy interconnection

Energy infrastructure and energy efficiency projects are set to be supported by a new EU investment fund projected to be worth at least €315bn

Transport, Pollution & Nature Transport, shipping (Credit: L2F1)

EC hopes for ship pollution law compliance

The shipping industry has warned of problems in meeting strict new sulphur emissions limits just over a month before they come into force, but the European Commission says 100% compliance is possible

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Energy union plans

People, Maroš Šefcovic: (credit: Katarzyna Czerwinska/Senat Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej)

MEPs have approved Maroš Šefčovič as energy union commissioner following a European Parliament hearing on 20 October where he outlined his five-point plan for the role.

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