EU rules on detergent products have significantly reduced their impact on the environment, a European Commission report concludes ..
News 10 Jul 2019
Three EU-wide petitions on environmental issues are set to open to the public in the coming weeks ..
News 4 Jul 2019
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
How clean is the water at your favourite beach? Click through to view an interactive map with details of the quality of the EU's 21,000 ..
Analysis 10 Jun 2019
Although almost half of the countries in Europe have declared plastic waste a “priority” issue, only nine EU member states have set concrete targets for ..
News 3 Jun 2019
Several EU countries are banking EU energy transition funds while doing little to curb their use of coal, according to a new report ..
News 29 May 2019
Germany has “made it clear” that it does not want any changes to the EU's Water Framework Directive at an informal meeting of environment ministers ..
News 22 May 2019
Environmental groups have accused industry groups of lobbying to reverse aspects of the EU’s Water Framework Directive ..
News 16 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Products
Norway plans to push for stricter regulation of global plastic waste shipments at a UN summit this week, while at home the government wants to ..
News 6 May 2019
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
EU lawmakers endorsed on Thursday a legislative proposal aimed at tightening maximum limits for pollutants in drinking water ..
News 28 Mar 2019
Plastic straws and cutlery, cotton buds and oxo-degradable food containers will be banned in Europe from 2021, following a European Parliament vote hailed as “historic” ..
News 28 Mar 2019
A Norwegian proposal to tackle marine pollution by extending UN rules on international shipment of hazardous waste to recovered plastic is supported by EU governments, ..
News 22 Mar 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
Smaller industrial facilities may exert greater pressure on European waters than the larger installations covered by the EU Industrial Emissions Directive ..
News 20 Mar 2019
The idea of CO2 taxation has been given a fresh boost ahead of a meeting of EU heads of state and government in Brussels this ..
News 19 Mar 2019