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Prague to implement low emissions zone10 Sep 2014 Prague will implement a low emissions zone (LEZ) from 1 January 2016, one of the first such schemes in Eastern Europe
Experts back EU nano registry5 Sep 2014 An EU consultation has indicated support among public authorities for an EU nanomaterials register but disagreement on how much information should be made available
Spain refuses to back down in Gibraltar environment dispute26 Aug 2014 Spain will continue to fight alleged environmental infringements off the coast of Gibraltar, in spite of the European Commission’s decision that no law has been breached
Slow progress towards lorry emission controls30 Apr 2014 The upcoming strategy to cut CO2 from HDVs is unlikely to recommend much more than emissions monitoring and reporting, finds Roz Bulleid
Weighing up the options on ships' CO21 Oct 2012 While the EU is planning measures to reduce shipping emissions, Gareth Simkins finds that the sector is starting to introduce cleaner technologies
Can the EU sail through the aviation storm?3 Aug 2011
Europe faces growing opposition to its inclusion of foreign airlines in the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS). Roz Bulleid considers whether an exemption for countries with "equivalent measures" could provide a solution.
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New EU Commission
Incoming Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker announced a new Commission structure and team on 10 September.
Malta's Karmenu Vella will take over a merged environment and fisheries brief and has been charged with reviewing the EU's nature laws.
Spain's Miguel Arias Cañete will lead on energy and climate, under the leadership of vice-president for energy union Alenka Bratušek of Slovenia.
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