The European Commission has fired shots over the bows of 10 member states regarding their transposition of the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive, in its latest ..
News 10 Oct 2019
The Finnish government may have been in breach of EU nature protection rules when it allowed the issuing of licenses to hunt wolves, according to ..
News 10 Oct 2019
Italy has failed to implement EU measures to halt the spread of a disease ravaging olive groves across southern Europe, the European Court of Justice ..
News 6 Sep 2019
German car giant Volkswagen could face a slew of new legal complaints after a regional court ruled that software intended to fix a diesel car’s ..
News 22 Aug 2019
There are signs Madrid may have to abandon plans to scrap a low emissions zone, while Barcelona has urged the regional government to tackle transport ..
News 30 Jul 2019
A German environmental group has highlighted an “alarming” study suggesting that one in five lorries have defective or tampered with emissions reduction systems ..
News 25 Jul 2019
A green group has hailed a procedural change regarding how the European Commission must introduce legislation on vehicle emissions testing, saying it offers the chance ..
News 14 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
Pupils, teachers and parents are to conduct air quality monitoring around urban schools in an initiative jointly run by the European Environment Agency ..
News 27 May 2019
Most EU governments have failed to submit by the end of April deadline National Air Pollution Control Programmes (NAPCPs) for meeting national 2020 and 2030 ..
News 30 Apr 2019
The barriers to public participation in environmental policymaking are “numerous and growing”, the European Environmental Bureau has warned in a report published on Wednesday ..
News 25 Apr 2019
A European Parliament decision to grant greater public access to industry data on new food additives, pesticides and genetically modified organisms has been welcomed by ..
News 17 Apr 2019
An upcoming EU ban on one of the world’s most widely used fungicides has been condemned by farmers’ groups, but broadly welcomed by environmentalists ..
News 2 Apr 2019
The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) says that the country’s goal of a non-toxic environment will not be achievable under existing policy and plans ..
News 1 Apr 2019
The European Commission has outlined six areas for action to reduce the risk posed by pharmaceutical products released into the environment ..
News 11 Mar 2019