It’s official, the next president of the USA will be Donald Trump, a man who has called climate change a hoax and who promised to ..
News 9 Nov 2016
The UK government’s environment department will have to revisit its air quality plans again after they were ruled illegal in a judicial review ..
News 2 Nov 2016
The European Commission has said it will encourage EU-wide harmonisation of fines for farmers that breach environmental rules under the Common Agricultural Policy ..
News 1 Nov 2016
- Chemicals,Markets & Corporate
The European Commission is facing a legal challenge following a decision to permit a Canadian company to use paints containing “toxic pigments” in the EU ..
News 27 Oct 2016
Advocate general Maciej Szpunar has argued that the European Commission should give multinational firm Saint-Gobain information on carbon allowances granted to the company that the ..
News 19 Oct 2016
A decision by the EU to allow several power plants in Spain to bypass strict pollution limits has been deemed a breach of both EU ..
News 17 Oct 2016
The UK government has been referred to the EU Court of Justice for failing to protect marine mammals as part of the European Commission’s latest ..
News 30 Sep 2016
City authorities in southern Poland have won a legal victory over the introduction of rules to combat local air pollution ..
News 29 Sep 2016
The EU Court of Justice has declared that the UK government has allowed Aberthaw power station to emit illegal volumes of pollution ..
News 22 Sep 2016
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate
EU business leaders have defended the need for a robust free trade agreement between Europe and the US, saying it would catalyse investment for both ..
News 20 Sep 2016
The EU Court of Justice has rejected claims, from eight heavy industry operators from Sweden, that the number of free allowances they received for the ..
News 15 Sep 2016
Financial support given by successive Spanish governments to Spain’s coal industry meets 2010 EU rules on facilitating the closure of uncompetitive coal mines despite partially ..
News 13 Sep 2016
- Climate,General Policy,Nature,Brexit and the EU
A UK government minister from the new Brexit department (BrexEU) has told MPs on a UK environment committee that there are currently no plans to ..
News 8 Sep 2016
Draft amendments suggesting a stricter EU liability regime is needed for the offshore oil and gas sector have been rejected by MEPs on the European ..
News 8 Sep 2016