A green group has hailed a procedural change regarding how the European Commission must introduce legislation on vehicle emissions testing, saying it offers the chance ..
News 14 Jun 2019
Pupils, teachers and parents are to conduct air quality monitoring around urban schools in an initiative jointly run by the European Environment Agency ..
News 27 May 2019
Most EU governments have failed to submit by the end of April deadline National Air Pollution Control Programmes (NAPCPs) for meeting national 2020 and 2030 ..
News 30 Apr 2019
National courts are entitled to enforce EU air quality standards, according to an opinion issued on Thursday by an advocate general at the EU Court ..
News 28 Feb 2019
The EU is home to nine out of the 10 cities with the world’s highest rate of deaths attributable to air pollution from vehicle traffic, ..
News 27 Feb 2019
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Transport in Europe is costing more than €1trn a year through air pollution, carbon emissions and other ‘external costs’ largely met by society at large ..
News 17 Dec 2018
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Strict workplace exposure limits for diesel exhaust fumes and seven other known carcinogens moved a step closer on Wednesday ..
News 24 Oct 2018
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Shipowners are lobbying for the right to scrap old vessels outside Europe, where cost may be lower and environmental standards slacker, despite sufficient capacity in ..
News 24 Sep 2018
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether German carmakers BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche colluded to restrict diesel emissions treatment ..
News 18 Sep 2018
Health and environment campaigners have urged European policymakers to ban diesel cars as soon as possible to protect human health ..
News 27 Jun 2018
The EU’s General Court has dismissed a claim for damages brought by a group of nearly 1,500 citizens over the European Commission’s adoption of the ..
News 11 May 2018
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The European Parliament’s employment and social affairs committee has voted to add a workplace exposure limit for diesel exhaust emissions to the EU’s revised carcinogens ..
News 6 Apr 2018