The density of dams, weirs and locks on Europe's rivers is far higher than previously thought, posing a grave threat to river ecosystems, according to ..
News 20 Jul 2018
Spain, Portugal and Romania could face referral to the ECJ and potential hefty fines if they do not comply with environmental legislation within the next ..
News 19 Jul 2018
German environment NGO Deutsche Umwelthilfe has taken the German government to court over claims that it failed to act in tackling water pollution ..
News 18 Jul 2018
The European Commission has warned that governments may face legal action over a failure to implement EU water quality legislation, as a report published on ..
News 3 Jul 2018
The EU Court of Justice rejected on Thursday a call by Poland to scrap legislation designed to increase the cost to industry of emitting greenhouse ..
News 21 Jun 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
The European Commission and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have adopted a new roadmap on joint marine conservation work ..
News 21 Jun 2018
Nutrient overload from agriculture continues to be one of the biggest pressures on aquatic environments, according to a new EU report showing groundwater quality has ..
News 4 May 2018
The problem of dangerous pharmaceutical waste in European rivers was a topic at the forefront of a recent European Parliament discussion. Industry leaders must act ..
Comment 3 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
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
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) has called on manufacturers to voluntarily restrict the use of microplastics in certain cosmetics ..
News 27 Mar 2018
The issue of pharmaceutical residues found in urban waterways as a source of environmental pollution dominated the debate at a European Parliament environment committee meeting ..
News 21 Mar 2018
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
Ministers of the Baltic coastal states and the EU have said they are unlikely to restore the environmental and conservation status of the sea by ..
News 7 Mar 2018