Slovenia breached EU law by failing to clean up an illegal tyre landfill near the country’s largest freshwater reserve, the EU court ruled on Thursday ..
News 7 Apr 2017
EU policies improving the energy efficiency of products could cut energy use by 16% by 2030, but progress will stall after that if further products ..
News 6 Apr 2017
The EU could scrap some derogations from limits on toxic flame retardant decaBDE as part of global talks if a review finds they are no ..
News 5 Apr 2017
MEPs approved on Tuesday tighter controls on vehicle emissions and safety in the first legislative response to the dieselgate scandal, but rejected calls for a ..
News 4 Apr 2017
- Products,General Policy,Nature
EU governments should only ban genetically modified food if it is “likely to constitute a clear and serious risk to human health, animal health and ..
News 30 Mar 2017
EU countries and MEPs have struck a deal to introduce revised energy labels for household appliances, but it could take a decade for the roll-out ..
News 22 Mar 2017
The European Parliament’s environment committee voted on Tuesday to reject the imports of a range of new genetically modified maize varieties ..
News 21 Mar 2017
Certain optical filter glasses and components of heating and cooling units should continue to be exempted from EU cadmium and lead restrictions, the European Commission ..
News 17 Mar 2017
The EU could classify a phthalate as reprotoxic but remove an additive used by carmakers from the list of environmentally damaging substances, a new consultation ..
News 16 Mar 2017
Attempts to change agricultural greening rules under a broader EU budget review could delay the process and weaken environmental obligations, the European Commission has told ..
News 15 Mar 2017
Reforms are needed to avoid the problem of noise from urban heating and cooling equipment, according to the German environment agency UBA ..
News 14 Mar 2017
- Waste & Resources,Products,The EU's Circular Economy package
The European Parliament backed more ambitious recycling targets previously agreed by the environment committee as it adopted its negotiating position on Tuesday ahead of talks ..
News 14 Mar 2017
A decision to replace EU chemicals laws after Brexit could increase the exposure of the UK’s children to substances harming the brain, campaigners have warned ..
News 8 Mar 2017
Refunds to consumers who bought less efficient products than advertised remains a sticking point as member states and MEPs prepare to strike a deal over ..
News 7 Mar 2017