The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether German carmakers BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche colluded to restrict diesel emissions treatment ..
News 18 Sep 2018
A Bavarian court will ask the the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to review whether German courts can imprison officials for failing to act on ..
News 28 Aug 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 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
The EC's decision not to refer Spain to the ECJ for ongoing breaches of EU air quality limits will promote repetition of these infringements, according ..
News 18 May 2018
The European Commission should send nine governments to Europe’s highest court for failing to demonstrate that they have taken adequate measures to tackle air pollution, ..
News 15 May 2018
The EU’s General Court has dismissed a claim for damages brought by a group of nearly 1,500 citizens over the European Commission’s adoption of the ..
News 11 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
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
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