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
Cruise ships emit far more harmful sulphur oxides (SOx) around Europe's coast than its entire passenger car fleet combined, campaigners have warned ..
News 5 Jun 2019
Technological innovation should be key to limiting CO2 emissions and noise from aircraft, according to the European Commission ..
News 5 Jun 2019
National authorities are flagging in their efforts to recall cars involved in the Dieselgate scandal, a campaign group’s analysis of EU data suggests ..
News 29 May 2019
The Madrid Central low-emissions and traffic restriction scheme introduced in Spain’s capital last year is to be eliminated following the victory of right-wing parties in ..
News 28 May 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
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Products
Europe could be compelled to recycle more of its plastic waste after a near unanimous United Nations vote that brings international shipments under the control ..
News 13 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
Amsterdam wants to exclude petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030 and expand its charging network for electric vehicles in an effort to curb air pollution ..
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
Green groups have hailed the start of an ultra-low emissions zone in London that sets the toughest vehicle emission standards for any urban air quality ..
News 8 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
EU lawmakers endorsed on Thursday a legislative proposal aimed at tightening maximum limits for pollutants in drinking water ..
News 28 Mar 2019
MEPs want the EU to tighten its limits on particulate matter, sulphur oxides and ozone levels in line with World Health Organisation recommendations ..
News 14 Mar 2019
Of 345 million tonnes of chemicals consumed annually in the EU, almost two-thirds are hazardous to health, the United Nations has noted as it warns ..
News 12 Mar 2019