The European Commission should revise the cadmium phase-down it has proposed for phosphate fertilisers as it might prove technologically unfeasible, according to an MEP leading ..
News 6 Feb 2017
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EU guidance on emission control techniques for the food, drink and milk industries will be amended to include the ethanol sector, a draft proposal released ..
News 6 Feb 2017
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“Ultra-low” doses of the controversial weedkiller Roundup can trigger liver disease among rats if ingested over a long period, researchers have found, promoting calls for ..
News 10 Jan 2017
A legal complaint claiming that Germany breached EU ammonia limits for six consecutive years has been lodged with an administrative court in Cologne by environmental ..
News 5 Jan 2017
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The Polish government has urged the European Commission to develop EU level rules to tackle the “increasingly serious” issue of odour pollution across the bloc ..
News 8 Dec 2016
More than $62.5m has been pledged to fund a project to tackle the “overlooked menace” of nitrogen pollution, UNEP and the International Nitrogen Initiative announced ..
News 5 Dec 2016
The European Commission said it will consider new legislation to tackle methane emissions after MEPs endorsed scrapping its proposed reduction targets on Wednesday ..
News 23 Nov 2016
The European Commission chose not to put its draft criteria for endocrine-disrupting chemicals to a vote at two committees of member state experts last Friday after warnings they ..
News 21 Nov 2016
A European Commission draft regulation to ban the potentially carcinogenic pesticide buprofezin for use on food crops should come into force by the end of ..
News 7 Nov 2016