A Rotterdam-based shipping firm has been fined €780,000, in addition to a substantial settlement, for the illegal disposal of an end-of-life container ship that was ..
News 21 Jan 2019
New proposals for restrictions on microplastics will be published by the end of the month, the European chemicals agency (ECHA) has said ..
News 18 Jan 2019
European Parliament and EU Council negotiators have agreed restrictions on a range of disposable plastic products after all-night talks yielded a legislative text ..
News 19 Dec 2018
The EU Council and the European Parliament appear to be moving nearer to a common position on the disposable plastics directive, according to a draft ..
News 17 Dec 2018
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
The current European Commission is not planning to produce a long awaited 'strategy for a non-toxic environment' before it leaves office, the head of its ..
News 6 Dec 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
An EU-wide study of water bodies near intensive livestock farms has revealed the presence of over 100 different plant and animal protection products, including several ..
News 30 Nov 2018
Governments are seeking to weaken regulations on the quality and environmental standard of Europe's lakes and rivers, the campaign group WWF warned on Wednesday ..
News 28 Nov 2018
Governments appear to be considering changes to their position on proposals to limit single-use plastic products in a bid to reach a compromise with MEPs ..
News 19 Nov 2018