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
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
National courts are entitled to enforce EU air quality standards, according to an opinion issued on Thursday by an advocate general at the EU Court ..
News 28 Feb 2019
The EU is home to nine out of the 10 cities with the world’s highest rate of deaths attributable to air pollution from vehicle traffic, ..
News 27 Feb 2019
The European Commission is 'seriously considering' proposing compulsory retrofitting of diesel cars to reduce dangerous air pollution from vehicles already on the road ..
News 27 Feb 2019
The 2027 deadline to meet environmental and pollution limits for Europe’s rivers and lakes could be difficult to meet with many EU countries falling short ..
News 26 Feb 2019
The European Commission is to challenge a recent ruling by the EU Court of Justice that ruled it had exceeded its power in giving car ..
News 21 Feb 2019
A coalition of more than 100 organisations has warned that a revision of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) could delay a 2027 deadline by ..
News 14 Feb 2019