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
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
Poland is guilty of "persistent" breaches of European air quality rules, the EU Court of Justice ruled on Thursday, while also slapping Greece with a ..
News 22 Feb 2018
Portugal’s environment ministry has ordered a Celtejo pulp mill to cut its waste discharge by 50% for up to 60 days following a major pollution ..
News 8 Feb 2018
The European Commission plans to propose next week stricter limits on contaminants in drinking water to bring them in line with the latest WHO guidelines, ..
News 23 Jan 2018
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
The Danish government has pledged to reduce the pesticide load on people and nature through stricter controls, more information and better monitoring, under a five-year ..
News 3 Nov 2017
More than half of all rivers in England and Wales are polluted with wastewater, according to a report by environmental group WWF ..
News 18 Oct 2017
The estimated toll of premature deaths attributed to exposure to NO2 pollution rose by 7,000 to 75,000 in 2015, according to an annual report on ..
News 12 Oct 2017