England will miss legally binding 2027 water quality targets, Environment Agency chief executive James Bevan told a House of Commons committee on Wednesday ..
News 23 Nov 2017
Drinking water supply in many areas could be at risk within months unless the Spanish government imposes restrictions on agricultural irrigation during the current severe ..
News 22 Nov 2017
More than half of all rivers in England and Wales are polluted with wastewater, according to a report by environmental group WWF ..
News 18 Oct 2017
The European Commission has urged Spain to put an end to its “systemic breach” of EU rules by sealing and regenerating inert waste landfills ..
News 6 Oct 2017
The European Commission has announced a slew of measures targeting environmental impacts on the seas ..
News 5 Oct 2017
Upgrading large wastewater treatment plants to remove residues of medicinal drugs, pesticides and biocides could cost Europe €110 billion ..
News 27 Sep 2017
The consumption of ozone-depleting chemicals in Europe fell by 13% in 2016 compared to the previous year, the European Environment Agency said on Thursday ..
News 14 Sep 2017
The European Commission has begun an evaluation of the effectiveness of the EU law on substances that deplete the ozone layer, the ODS Regulation, which ..
News 17 Jul 2017
Once-in-a-century coastal floods could become an annual disaster in Europe if CO2 emissions continue to rise, a new study has warned ..
News 16 Mar 2017
The European Commission's plans to harmonise EU rules for materials in contact with drinking water could prove expensive and hard to monitor, an expert has ..
News 6 Mar 2017
- Pollution,General Policy,Nature
EU legislation should be revised to require member states to take on subsidiary liability for damage to the environment, an MEP has proposed ..
News 24 Feb 2017
France is planning to create the world’s largest marine protected area across its overseas territories, the country’s environment ministry said on Friday ..
News 24 Feb 2017
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,General Policy
A “global ecodesign approach” is needed for tyres and textiles as the microplastics they release make up a third of plastic pollution in the world’s ..
News 22 Feb 2017
The water industry has called for binding EU legislation to set standards for reused water, while the agriculture sector insists on a more flexible approach ..
News 17 Feb 2017
MEPs have repeated calls for a ban on heavy-fuel oil use by ships in the Arctic in a bid to pressure EU member states into ..
News 1 Feb 2017