A growing body of scientific evidence suggests persistent, mobile, toxic chemicals “pose a great risk” to water sources, the water industry body EurEau has warned ..
News 2 Sep 2019
Italy plans to restrict the use of around 20% of the active substances found in plant protection products authorised in the EU as part of ..
News 8 Aug 2019
Campaigners have asked the European Commission to register an EU-wide petition for synthetic pesticides to be phased out by 2035 ..
News 1 Aug 2019
France’s state environment agency is launching new studies to better understand the properties of glyphosate, the near ubiquitous herbicide ..
News 23 Jul 2019
Governments have agreed to write into EU law only parts of risk assessment guidance intended to limit the use of pesticides harmful to honeybees ..
News 18 Jul 2019
Environmental groups have called on the European Parliament's newly appointed agriculture committee to accommodate higher climate and environmental ambition ..
News 10 Jul 2019
EU rules on detergent products have significantly reduced their impact on the environment, a European Commission report concludes ..
News 10 Jul 2019
- Chemicals,Nature,Brexit and the EU
The UK government has come under fire over its preparations for a ‘green Brexit’, with environmental campaigners suggesting new legislation could undermine EU protections ..
News 21 Jun 2019
Environment ministers are set to call on the European Commission to speed up work on chemicals policy, and demand delivery of an overdue ‘strategy for ..
News 11 Jun 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,Nature
Europe should build the industrial infrastructure and networks needed to underpin a sustainable 'circular bio-economic society' by mid century, an EU-backed public-private partnership said on ..
News 3 Jun 2019
- Climate,Chemicals,General Policy,Nature
A raft of environmental policy files await the incoming European Parliament and the next Commission ..
Analysis 28 May 2019
Germany has “made it clear” that it does not want any changes to the EU's Water Framework Directive at an informal meeting of environment ministers ..
News 22 May 2019