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
The European Commission has outlined six areas for action to reduce the risk posed by pharmaceutical products released into the environment ..
News 11 Mar 2019
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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
The EU is failing to meet its objectives to protect biodiversity and natural capital, while efforts to tackle air and water quality are stalling, the ..
News 29 Nov 2018
European farmers’ groups have called MEPs to support proposals by governments for weaker cadmium limits in fertiliser in the latest round of negotiations next week ..
News 16 Nov 2018
Germany’s Federal Environmental Agency is set to adopt new requirements for the authorization of pesticides in a bid to end the use of the controversial ..
News 6 Nov 2018
European countries could save thousands of lives and boost global crop production by up to 1% by making significant cuts to their methane emissions, new ..
News 31 Oct 2018
More than 110 campaign groups, legal and scientific experts have called for reform of the EU pesticides regulation regime to better protect the environment and ..
News 31 Oct 2018
Environmental campaigners have renewed calls for the EU to ban glyphosate following a landmark court ruling in the United States ..
News 14 Aug 2018
Environmental campaigners have written to the European Commission after 11 member states were revealed to have applied for retroactive lifting of air pollution caps ..
News 2 Aug 2018
Several EU member states have exceeded limits of ammonia (NH3), and nitrogen oxide (NOx) with agriculture and transport the main culprits, according to new data from the ..
News 9 Jul 2018
Phosphorus entering the Baltic Sea can be removed by new technology and commercial fishing to tackle marine pollution, industry experts claimed at the third European ..
News 15 Jun 2018
Dutch farmers can continue applying levels of nitrates in excess of European limits until the end of 2019 after the European Commission acquiesced to a ..
News 4 Jun 2018