Technical rules on waste incineration could end up allowing operators to escape tighter emissions limits by adding biomass waste to their fuel mix, the European ..
News 14 Jun 2019
The regional government of Asturias in north-west Spain has been ordered to tighten pollution limits in a permit granted to the coal-fired power station Soto ..
News 4 Aug 2017
All pollution permits held by large combustion plants will be reviewed in the next four years to ensure compliance with stricter EU standards by mid-2021, ..
News 1 Aug 2017
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Waste & Resources
More than half of EU governments want to stick with or weaken the European Commission’s draft Effort Sharing Regulation on climate change, groups warn ..
News 28 Mar 2017
The European Commission has begun work to set new binding limits on pollutants in waste gas from chemical plants, with a first draft expected late ..
News 16 Mar 2017
- Pollution,General Policy,Nature
EU legislation should be revised to require member states to take on subsidiary liability for damage to the environment, an MEP has proposed ..
News 24 Feb 2017
The European Commission has defended the UK’s right to negotiate draft EU limits on industrial emissions even if these may be implemented after the country’s departure ..
News 31 Jan 2017
Statutory guidance for environmental regulators to use when drawing up or revising permits for the production of non-ferrous metals has been published in the EU’s ..
News 8 Jul 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
Pollution rules for the surface treatment of wood with organic solvents will be extended to cover processing chemicals not strictly defined as preservatives ..
News 7 Dec 2015
The European Commission has adopted emissions and procedural guidelines for the production of wood-based panels ..
News 24 Nov 2015
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
The European Commission is considering changing the requirements for how environmental data is reported in the EU to reduce the burden on national authorities ..
News 20 Nov 2015
MEPs and member states have reached an agreement on setting pollution limits for medium combustion plants from 2025 ..
News 24 Jun 2015
The EU has provisionally agreed new standards for large combustion plants that industry says will be tough to implement but NGOs say are too weak ..
News 12 Jun 2015
A senior official has told member states to ensure balanced representation when defining new pollution standards in response to criticism of disproportionate industry influence ..
News 29 May 2015