How clean is the water at your favourite beach? Click through to view an interactive map with details of the quality of the EU's 21,000 ..
Analysis 10 Jun 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
Environmental groups have accused industry groups of lobbying to reverse aspects of the EU’s Water Framework Directive ..
News 16 May 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
Individuals and public bodies affected by nitrate pollution in their groundwater can require national authorities to strengthen action plans to tackle the problem, according to ..
News 29 Mar 2019
EU lawmakers endorsed on Thursday a legislative proposal aimed at tightening maximum limits for pollutants in drinking water ..
News 28 Mar 2019
The European Parliament’s petitions committee yesterday approved a report calling on Spanish authorities to halt illegal exploitation of groundwater in the Natura 2000 Doñana wetland ..
News 22 Mar 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
Smaller industrial facilities may exert greater pressure on European waters than the larger installations covered by the EU Industrial Emissions Directive ..
News 20 Mar 2019
The European Commission announced on Thursday it would refer Italy to the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) for failing to cut air pollution ..
News 8 Mar 2019
Campaign groups have accused EU environment ministers of diluting guarantees on the access to clean drinking water in their newly-adopted position on proposals to revise ..
News 6 Mar 2019
Climate change models may be underestimating the consequences of extreme weather events in Europe, a study has concluded ..
News 4 Mar 2019
The 2027 deadline to meet environmental and pollution limits for Europe’s rivers and lakes could be difficult to meet with many EU countries falling short ..
News 26 Feb 2019
Climate change and environmental degradation are increasingly a cause of global instability, and the EU need to think beyond merely military responses to security threats, ..
News 15 Feb 2019
A coalition of more than 100 organisations has warned that a revision of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) could delay a 2027 deadline by ..
News 14 Feb 2019
Campaigners have called on the EU executive to publish an overdue 'strategy for a non-toxic environment' ahead of this year's European elections ..
News 13 Feb 2019