Criteria for endocrine disrupting chemicals should be negotiated at the EU Council, not simply decided in the European Commission comitology process, according to the Netherlands, Sweden ..
News 21 Oct 2016
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate,Nature
The international trade committee for the European Parliament has agreed to vote on the EU-Canada trade agreement on 5 December this year, a step that ..
News 13 Oct 2016
The UK government has been referred to the EU Court of Justice for failing to protect marine mammals as part of the European Commission’s latest ..
News 30 Sep 2016
A group of NGOs has warned against relaxing restrictions on chemical PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related substances ahead of the presentation of draft regulations by ..
News 12 Sep 2016
- Climate,General Policy,Nature,Brexit and the EU
A UK government minister from the new Brexit department (BrexEU) has told MPs on a UK environment committee that there are currently no plans to ..
News 8 Sep 2016
The European Food Safety Authority has published a protocol that could see significant exemptions from EU pesticide laws implemented ..
News 6 Sep 2016
- Climate,General Policy,Nature
A UN committee has found that the EU is breaching the Aarhus Convention on access to environmental justice ..
News 21 Jul 2016
The synergies between nature, human health and social inclusion must be better reflected in policy, both at EU and national level, to help address urgent ..
News 11 Jul 2016
An environmental NGO has won the right to challenge the Slovak courts to obtain judicial protection after a ruling by the European Court of Justice ..
News 4 Jul 2016
- Pollution,General Policy,Nature
The Polish government “may have compromised” the EU’s Water Framework Directive by failing to transpose key definitions or set adequate monitoring requirements, according to the ..
News 4 Jul 2016