The European Commission must support new global rules on the export of plastic waste, despite pressure from industry groups to exclude OECD countries, campaigners say ..
News 9 Jul 2019
Document Watch 15 May 2019 External Content
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Using the EU’s powerful chemicals regulations to restrict the use of microplastics could slash emissions into the environment by 400,000 tonnes over 20 years, the ..
News 30 Jan 2019
Document Watch 9 Nov 2018 External Content
The French government has said it will take action on chemicals which pollute the ocean and coral reefs ..
News 7 Aug 2018
The German government could face billions of euros in fines if the European Court of Justice (ECJ) this Thursday rules that it has failed to ..
News 19 Jun 2018
A group of NGOs has reiterated its call for European policymakers to take strong action to combat pharmaceutical waste in order to help prevent the ..
News 28 May 2018
A group of NGOs has appealed to the EC's first vice president to ensure that the EU executive takes legislative action to tackle concerns about ..
News 16 Apr 2018
A total of 47 pesticides have been found in Spanish rivers, according to new data in a joint report by the Spanish NGO Ecologistas en ..
News 23 Feb 2018
Document Watch 19 Feb 2018 External Content
The European Commission’s science and knowledge service has compiled a single list of more than 2,700 potential chemical contaminants in the marine environment ..
News 8 Jan 2018
Upgrading large wastewater treatment plants to remove residues of medicinal drugs, pesticides and biocides could cost Europe €110 billion ..
News 27 Sep 2017