Nine countries, led by Denmark, have backed giving states more time to phase down cadmium in fertilisers while retaining the option of faster compliance, ENDS ..
News 27 Mar 2017
The European Commission has begun work to set new binding limits on pollutants in waste gas from chemical plants, with a first draft expected late ..
News 16 Mar 2017
Madrid city council presented on Monday plans to halve emissions from traffic by 2030 to respond to the European Commission’s final warning on NO2 emissions ..
News 14 Mar 2017
EU laws on volatile organic compound emissions from the petrol sector have yielded environmental benefits and do not need stricter limits, according to the European ..
News 13 Mar 2017
Older cars and vans will be banned from metropolitan Barcelona from 2019 as part of an unprecedented joint air-quality plan agreed by Catalan authorities on ..
News 7 Mar 2017
Hungary is set to grant within months planning permits for two new reactors at Paks II nuclear power station, after EU competition officials approved on ..
News 6 Mar 2017
The European Commission's plans to harmonise EU rules for materials in contact with drinking water could prove expensive and hard to monitor, an expert has ..
News 6 Mar 2017
The Bavarian state authorities must now draft a ban on diesel vehicles in Munich after a ruling by the Bavarian Administrative Court ..
News 2 Mar 2017
The European Parliament’s special committee on ‘dieselgate’ has voted for faster roll-out of new rules on vehicle type-approval, including creation of a dedicated European agency ..
News 1 Mar 2017
Banks holding $400bn of shipping debt could lose out unless investments are planned now to adapt vessels for future climate policies, researchers have warned ..
News 27 Feb 2017
- Pollution,General Policy,Nature
EU legislation should be revised to require member states to take on subsidiary liability for damage to the environment, an MEP has proposed ..
News 24 Feb 2017
The automotive lobby has urged EU policymakers to ban devices allowing trucks to mask nitrogen dioxide emissions after reports that a fifth of eastern European ..
News 23 Feb 2017
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,General Policy
A “global ecodesign approach” is needed for tyres and textiles as the microplastics they release make up a third of plastic pollution in the world’s ..
News 22 Feb 2017