Emissions from the global aviation sector will continue to rise in spite of the offset-based system proposed by the International Civil Aviation Organization, according to ..
News 1 Jul 2016
Over 125 million Europeans are exposed to noise levels above EU guidance, according to the first assessment of the problem by the European Environment Agency ..
News 19 Dec 2014
A report for the government has recommended implementing lower speed limits on major roads and streets to achieve the 2020 target ..
News 25 Feb 2014
EU legislators agreed on Monday that the European Commission should only have the right to be informed of local noise restrictions ..
News 28 Jan 2014
Manufacturers will have to comply with new limits proposed by EU member states. MEPs won some concessions, for example on labelling ..
News 8 Nov 2013
The European Commission may propose the amalgamation of two directives governing noise from outdoor equipment in a bid to cut red-tape ..
News 18 Jun 2013
Member states can be forced to pay compensation to citizens adversely affected by projects built without an environmental impact assessment, the EU court has ruled ..
News 14 Mar 2013
The European Parliament’s environment committee has narrowly rejected proposals that would lead to weaker noise limits for sports cars and lorries ..
News 18 Dec 2012
The European Commission expects widespread non-compliance with expensive noise pollution regulations for which an important deadline is approaching ..
News 26 Nov 2012
The parliament's transport committee has voted against giving the EU executive a right to overturn noise-related operating restrictions at airports ..
News 8 Nov 2012
France, the UK and Belgium are preparing measures to curb airport noise pollution. More stringent noise standards are also being discussed at international level ..
News 19 Jul 2012
The EU executive is considering measures to require or encourage train operators to fit low-noise brake pads. A study will be commissioned in the autumn ..
News 3 Jul 2012
The European Commission is consulting on the effectiveness of the 2002 environmental noise directive and other EU noise policies ..
News 25 Jun 2012
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