The campaign group WWF warned that a lack of political will, rather than a lack of EU legislation, is jeopardising Europe's rivers, as government and ..
News 20 Sep 2018
Atmospheric mercury levels are five times above natural levels in Europe despite a raft of EU legislation to control the poisonous heavy metal, according to ..
News 19 Sep 2018
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether German carmakers BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche colluded to restrict diesel emissions treatment ..
News 18 Sep 2018
Italy’s minister for the environment Sergio Costa has announced plans to set stricter limits for polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in groundwater to tackle water pollution ..
News 13 Sep 2018
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
The European Parliament’s environment committee has backed a report which calls for pollutant-free drinking water for all European Union citizens ..
News 12 Sep 2018
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Nature
Freshwater and marine ecosystems in Europe face increasing pressure from human activity, the EEA says in a new report that comes as the EU reviews ..
News 3 Sep 2018
A Bavarian court will ask the the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to review whether German courts can imprison officials for failing to act on ..
News 28 Aug 2018
The French government has said it will take action on chemicals which pollute the ocean and coral reefs ..
News 7 Aug 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
Spain has been fined €12 million by the EU Court of Justice for an 18-year delay in implementing the urban wastewater treatment directive ..
News 26 Jul 2018
The density of dams, weirs and locks on Europe's rivers is far higher than previously thought, posing a grave threat to river ecosystems, according to ..
News 20 Jul 2018
- Pollution,Infringements Dashboard
Spain, Portugal and Romania could face referral to the ECJ and potential hefty fines if they do not comply with environmental legislation within the next ..
News 19 Jul 2018