The EU Drinking Water Directive should be broadened to focus more on resource and energy efficiency and set out fixed deadlines for increased transparency, a ..
News 31 May 2018
The European Commission has proposed new rules to introduce minimum quality requirements for reusing water for agricultural irrigation in order to help alleviate water scarcity ..
News 29 May 2018
Bathing waters met EU quality standards at almost all bathing sites across Europe last year, according to a report published on Tuesday by the European ..
News 29 May 2018
Doses of weedkiller glyphosate that are considered to be safe can still cause serious health and endocrine disruption risks, according to Italy-based research specialist Ramazzini ..
News 16 May 2018
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging
Local waste authority groups have called for minimum recycled content levels for new plastic products in Europe ..
News 15 May 2018
Pesticides were found in two thirds of the Italian surface water samples investigated by ISPRA, Italy’s environment agency ..
News 11 May 2018
Nutrient overload from agriculture continues to be one of the biggest pressures on aquatic environments, according to a new EU report showing groundwater quality has ..
News 4 May 2018
The problem of dangerous pharmaceutical waste in European rivers was a topic at the forefront of a recent European Parliament discussion. Industry leaders must act ..
Comment 3 May 2018
The EU’s approval procedure for pesticides is carried out in a transparent and independent manner, national authorities have said at a meeting of a European ..
News 27 Apr 2018
Campaigners are calling on delegates to a forthcoming REACH committee meeting to expand proposed restrictions on harmful chemicals in textiles in order to protect consumers ..
News 24 Apr 2018
PAN Europe has written to the health commissioner demanding the EU executive back up claims that it has restricted the use of a legislative loophole ..
News 20 Apr 2018
A group of NGOs has appealed to the EC's first vice president to ensure that the EU executive takes legislative action to tackle concerns about ..
News 16 Apr 2018
The European Union needs to prepare urgently for the prospect of increasingly intense periods of drought, driven by the impact of climate change on weather ..
News 9 Apr 2018