The European Commission's plans to harmonise EU rules for materials in contact with drinking water could prove expensive and hard to monitor, an expert has ..
News 6 Mar 2017
The Bavarian state authorities must now draft a ban on diesel vehicles in Munich after a ruling by the Bavarian Administrative Court ..
News 2 Mar 2017
The European Parliament’s special committee on ‘dieselgate’ has voted for faster roll-out of new rules on vehicle type-approval, including creation of a dedicated European agency ..
News 1 Mar 2017
The French government will support electric bicycle purchases with up to €200 in incentives as part of a roll-out of clean transportation subsidies this year ..
News 20 Feb 2017
Close to a fifth of premature births worldwide could be associated with mothers’ exposure to outdoors air pollution, researchers warned on Thursday ..
News 17 Feb 2017
Germany, Italy and Sweden have all rejected the need for an independent watchdog on vehicle type-approval to avoid a future emissions scandal, a leaked document ..
News 16 Feb 2017
Germany, France, the UK, Spain and Italy could all be taken to the EU court this year if they fail to tackle nitrogen dioxide pollution ..
News 15 Feb 2017
The European Commission has backed restrictions on the use of toxic chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), granting certain products more time to comply ..
News 17 Jan 2017
French government figures indicate that endocrine disrupting chemicals could be present in drinking water, campaigners have claimed, calling for EU action ..
News 16 Jan 2017
“Ultra-low” doses of the controversial weedkiller Roundup can trigger liver disease among rats if ingested over a long period, researchers have found, promoting calls for ..
News 10 Jan 2017
The risk of developing dementia can rise by up to 12% for people who live near major roads, a new study has concluded ..
News 5 Jan 2017
- Climate,Pollution,General Policy
The European Commission is seeking views on what a multilateral investment court should look like if it is to gain approval from opponents of the ..
News 3 Jan 2017
- Chemicals,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency has dismissed a request to annul orders for more tests on bactericide triclosan ..
News 3 Jan 2017
Iceland has failed to put in place sufficient air quality improvement policies, breaching its own legislative requirements and potentially risking public health, the country’s National ..
News 21 Dec 2016