The EU should not subsidise fossil fuels, and should promote recycling over incineration, a raft of environmental groups have said ahead of a European Parliament ..
News 25 Mar 2019
Incineration plants, landfills and other facilities for disposing of unsorted waste should no longer be supported by the EU's largest public fund, MEPs agreed on ..
News 14 Feb 2019
Document Watch 7 Feb 2019 External Content
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Environmental campaigners and businesses working in the circular economy field have written to French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe calling for more ambition in an upcoming ..
News 5 Feb 2019
WebNews 31 Jan 2019 External Content
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Chemicals
Several governments have rejected a call by the European Parliament to tackle the heavy leakage from Europe’s drinking water networks, it has emerged as negotiations ..
News 15 Jan 2019
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Pollution
A European Commission plan to end EU support for waste incineration plants remains in doubt as MEPs consider amendments to rules on cohesion funding ..
News 14 Jan 2019
Environmental groups have attacked proposals to use EU funding for a waste-burning plant in Bulgaria they say does not comply with the requirements of the ..
News 4 Dec 2018
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Products
Environmental groups have accused the European Commission of weakening proposals to make consumer appliances more durable and easily repairable after lobbying by industry ..
News 3 Dec 2018
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources
MEPs have thrown out proposals campaigners feared could lead to increased EU subsidies for waste incineration ..
News 21 Nov 2018
Industry leaders have made a last-minute appeal to members of the European Parliament’s industry and energy committee (ITRE) to support the continuation of subsidies for ..
News 20 Nov 2018
- Energy,Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Environmental groups have appealed to centre-left MEPs to back European Commission proposals to exclude incinerators and other residual waste facilities from EU cohesion funding ..
News 16 Nov 2018
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources,Nature
The European Commission has approved almost a quarter of a billion euros of new funding for environmental, nature and climate action through the LIFE programme ..
News 26 Oct 2018
EU funding for regional development and cohesion should not be used to subsidise the incineration of unsorted municipal waste, the European Parliament's environment committee said ..
News 25 Oct 2018