Pesticides were found in two thirds of the Italian surface water samples investigated by ISPRA, Italy’s environment agency ..
News 11 May 2018
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Ministers of the Baltic coastal states and the EU have said they are unlikely to restore the environmental and conservation status of the sea by ..
News 7 Mar 2018
The European Commission is referring Portugal to the EU Court of Justice over failures to implement conservation measures required under the habitats directive ..
News 26 Jan 2018
The French government could demand faster action from the European Commission on the process of eliminating dangerous pesticides from the market ..
News 24 Jan 2018
Government delegates have endorsed a revised set of criteria for identifying endocrine disruptors in pesticides but shelved a vote on an EC proposal to ban ..
News 13 Dec 2017
The European Commission rejected on Tuesday a demand in a citizens' petition for a total ban on glyphosate use in Europe but agreed to address ..
News 12 Dec 2017
The European Commission secured on Monday an eleventh hour deal to renew authorisation for the systemic herbicide glyphosate with Germany coming down in favour of ..
News 27 Nov 2017
England will miss legally binding 2027 water quality targets, Environment Agency chief executive James Bevan told a House of Commons committee on Wednesday ..
News 23 Nov 2017
Drinking water supply in many areas could be at risk within months unless the Spanish government imposes restrictions on agricultural irrigation during the current severe ..
News 22 Nov 2017
The European Commission has failed to muster sufficient backing from national delegates for its proposal to renew the EU licence for glyphosate for five years, ..
News 9 Nov 2017
Activists on both sides of a divide over the use of glyphosate in Europe criticised on Monday the European Commission’s proposal to renew the permit ..
News 30 Oct 2017
The European Commission shelved its proposal to extend the EU permit for glyphosate by ten years when it became clear that it would not garner ..
News 25 Oct 2017
The organisers of a petition to ban the herbicide glyphosate were left disappointed on Monday as the European Commission failed to justify why it had ..
News 23 Oct 2017
The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament released on Wednesday a report highlighting alternatives to pesticides, on the eve of an environment committee vote ..
News 18 Oct 2017
More than half of all rivers in England and Wales are polluted with wastewater, according to a report by environmental group WWF ..
News 18 Oct 2017