Environment ministers are set to call on the European Commission to speed up work on chemicals policy, and demand delivery of an overdue ‘strategy for ..
News 11 Jun 2019
How clean is the water at your favourite beach? Click through to view an interactive map with details of the quality of the EU's 21,000 ..
Analysis 10 Jun 2019
Although almost half of the countries in Europe have declared plastic waste a “priority” issue, only nine EU member states have set concrete targets for ..
News 3 Jun 2019
Pupils, teachers and parents are to conduct air quality monitoring around urban schools in an initiative jointly run by the European Environment Agency ..
News 27 May 2019
Germany has “made it clear” that it does not want any changes to the EU's Water Framework Directive at an informal meeting of environment ministers ..
News 22 May 2019
Environmental groups have accused industry groups of lobbying to reverse aspects of the EU’s Water Framework Directive ..
News 16 May 2019
Delegates at the ninth Stockholm Convention conference in Geneva have agreed to ban perfluorooctanoic acid, commonly known as PFOA, along with its salts and related ..
News 7 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Products
Norway plans to push for stricter regulation of global plastic waste shipments at a UN summit this week, while at home the government wants to ..
News 6 May 2019
Most EU governments have failed to submit by the end of April deadline National Air Pollution Control Programmes (NAPCPs) for meeting national 2020 and 2030 ..
News 30 Apr 2019
The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) says that the country’s goal of a non-toxic environment will not be achievable under existing policy and plans ..
News 1 Apr 2019
Individuals and public bodies affected by nitrate pollution in their groundwater can require national authorities to strengthen action plans to tackle the problem, according to ..
News 29 Mar 2019
EU lawmakers endorsed on Thursday a legislative proposal aimed at tightening maximum limits for pollutants in drinking water ..
News 28 Mar 2019
Plastic straws and cutlery, cotton buds and oxo-degradable food containers will be banned in Europe from 2021, following a European Parliament vote hailed as “historic” ..
News 28 Mar 2019
A Norwegian proposal to tackle marine pollution by extending UN rules on international shipment of hazardous waste to recovered plastic is supported by EU governments, ..
News 22 Mar 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
Smaller industrial facilities may exert greater pressure on European waters than the larger installations covered by the EU Industrial Emissions Directive ..
News 20 Mar 2019