Excluding the use of chemical chromium VI as a best available technique in the processing of ferrous metals has been proposed at the launch of ..
News 21 Nov 2016
Bulgaria breached EU limits for particulate matter 10 across all its urban areas between at least 2007 and 2013 and its plans to achieve compliance ..
News 16 Nov 2016
Spain should follow the UK’s lead and present a “detailed plan” to shut down the country’s remaining coal-fired plants by 2025 in line with Paris ..
News 14 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
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The European Commission must delay rules set to tighten limits on NOx emissions from Large Combustion Plants, environment ministers from five member states have said ..
News 21 Oct 2016
- Climate,General Policy,Nature
Agricultural policies worldwide need to be “reset” to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the sector and mitigate the “already alarming” impacts of climate change on ..
News 18 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
- Chemicals,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The European Parliament’s environment committee has voted to strengthen the European Commission’s proposal for a new mercury regulation ..
News 14 Oct 2016
European steelmakers have made better progress on decarbonisation than other firms in their sector around the globe thanks to incentives such as the EU emission ..
News 12 Oct 2016
The European Commission and member states must end the use of “deadly derogations” that allow ageing coal plants across Europe to ignore pollution limits set ..
News 11 Oct 2016
The Swedish chemicals agency Kemi has decided to end the sale of herbicides containing both glyphosate and POE-tallowamine in line with the ban on combined ..
News 6 Oct 2016
A UK energy production firm has won its battle to resume fracking for shale gas in Lancashire after a government minister overturned a previous decision ..
News 6 Oct 2016
- Climate,Pollution,COP21: climate crunch,Nature
Last December’s landmark Paris Agreement will come into force in early November after being ratified by 72 countries representing close to 57% of global greenhouse ..
News 5 Oct 2016
Members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee remain divided on how fast allowances should decline during the fourth phase of the emissions trading system to ..
News 29 Sep 2016
The Non-Road Mobile Machinery Regulation, which sets pollution limits for off-road engines such as tractors, excavators and lawn mowers, has been published in the Official ..
News 23 Sep 2016