Oman’s sovereign wealth fund is to invest US$120 million in a controversial open cast uranium mine and processing plant in Spain’s Salamanca province, it was announced ..
News 31 Aug 2017
Hungary is set to grant within months planning permits for two new reactors at Paks II nuclear power station, after EU competition officials approved on ..
News 6 Mar 2017
Environmental group WWF has asked the European Commission to investigate whether authorisation given to a Spanish uranium mining project threatens endangered species in a protected ..
News 7 Feb 2017
The UK government highlighted on Monday smart energy, nuclear power and low-carbon transport as urgent priorities for its industrial strategy ..
News 24 Jan 2017
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Pollution
Portugal has asked the European Commission to act against a planned nuclear waste storage facility at Spain’s Almaraz nuclear plant near the Portuguese border ..
News 19 Jan 2017
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The European Commission must delay rules set to tighten limits on NOx emissions from Large Combustion Plants, environment ministers from five member states have said ..
News 21 Oct 2016
Mandatory requirements for ships to record and report their fuel consumption are set to come into force under amendments to the International Convention for the ..
News 9 Sep 2016
Plans to manage radioactive waste from the shutdown of three nuclear plants, two in Germany and one in Sweden, are not a risk for neighbouring ..
News 19 Aug 2016
- Pollution,General Policy,Brexit and the EU
Brexit is likely to slow down the start of EU environmental infringement procedures against the UK and could potentially stall domestic enforcement, legal experts have ..
News 30 Jun 2016
- Chemicals,Pollution,Markets & Corporate,Nature
The planned EU nanomaterials observatory is unsuitable for reaching the goal of transparency on the types, amounts and applications of nanomaterials in Europe, the German ..
News 3 Jun 2016
The European Commission has referred Poland to the EU Court for failing to have adequate environmental safety checks in place for explorative drilling ..
News 29 Apr 2016
Efforts to identify substances of very high concern, under the SVHC Roadmap, are now “visible”, according to ECHA ..
News 6 Apr 2016
Environmental monitoring and reporting requirements should be implemented on a sector by sector basis, interest groups have told an EU consultation ..
News 22 Feb 2016
A European Commission report on the vehicle fuel market has revealed that consumers across the EU have mixed views about biofuels ..
News 3 Jul 2014