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
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
Climate campaigners have condemned the Polish government as “irresponsible” after it launched legal action against new EU rules limiting power station emissions ..
News 30 Oct 2017
The European Parliament has called for tighter rules on environmental liability, including mandatory insurance for operators and better guidance for member states ..
News 27 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
The entire population of Greater London, almost nine million people, lives in areas exceeding WHO guidelines on the most dangerous particulates, new data have revealed ..
News 4 Oct 2017
The health of local residents must prevail over the rights of the vehicle owners affected by the traffic ban, according to a judgment by the ..
News 7 Sep 2017
The entry into force of two new EU vehicle tests is a welcome step but will not tackle on its own the illegal diesel emissions ..
News 1 Sep 2017
German policymakers have urged the car industry to help boost uptake of clean vehicles after finding measures touted so far would only have a minor ..
News 24 Aug 2017
France has vowed to push for tougher controls on endocrine disrupting chemicals at home and in the EU after backing new controversial EU criteria ..
News 5 Jul 2017
Countries need to scale up efforts to tackle key pollutants “substantially” to avoid missing EU targets, the European Environment Agency said on Monday ..
News 3 Jul 2017