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
EU governments should be able to make their own plans to set up public water fountains rather than take directions from the European Commission, a ..
News 6 Apr 2018
The European Parliament’s employment and social affairs committee has voted to add a workplace exposure limit for diesel exhaust emissions to the EU’s revised carcinogens ..
News 6 Apr 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) has called on manufacturers to voluntarily restrict the use of microplastics in certain cosmetics ..
News 27 Mar 2018
The issue of pharmaceutical residues found in urban waterways as a source of environmental pollution dominated the debate at a European Parliament environment committee meeting ..
News 21 Mar 2018
- Transport,Waste & Resources
Shipping giant Seatrade has been found guilty of breaking EU waste export laws in the sale of end-of-life ships to South Asian shipbreaking yards ..
News 16 Mar 2018
An environmental campaign group has reiterated its call for the EU to issue a full ban on bisphenol A in food packaging after the publication ..
News 9 Mar 2018
Norway has added seven new substances to its official list of priority substances that pose a risk to human health or the environment ..
News 8 Mar 2018
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
Ministers of the Baltic coastal states and the EU have said they are unlikely to restore the environmental and conservation status of the sea by ..
News 7 Mar 2018
A total of 47 pesticides have been found in Spanish rivers, according to new data in a joint report by the Spanish NGO Ecologistas en ..
News 23 Feb 2018
Poland is guilty of "persistent" breaches of European air quality rules, the EU Court of Justice ruled on Thursday, while also slapping Greece with a ..
News 22 Feb 2018
The Swedish Chemicals Agency has reported 16 commodity importers to Sweden’s environmental prosecutor for failing to ensure that their products are safe to use ..
News 20 Feb 2018
An environmental NGO has submitted a complaint to a district court in Germany after a firm refused to stop selling “health-endangering” light bulbs ..
News 15 Feb 2018
New regulations imposing stricter limits on the use of BPA in food contact materials are set to come into force in September, the EU executive ..
News 14 Feb 2018