Portugal’s environment ministry has ordered a Celtejo pulp mill to cut its waste discharge by 50% for up to 60 days following a major pollution ..
News 8 Feb 2018
- Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging
Improving the quality of Europe’s drinking water could reduce the consumption of bottled water by 17% and help deliver on the EU’s strategy to reduce ..
News 1 Feb 2018
The European Commission is referring Portugal to the EU Court of Justice over failures to implement conservation measures required under the habitats directive ..
News 26 Jan 2018
The European Commission plans to propose next week stricter limits on contaminants in drinking water to bring them in line with the latest WHO guidelines, ..
News 23 Jan 2018
The European Commission’s science and knowledge service has compiled a single list of more than 2,700 potential chemical contaminants in the marine environment ..
News 8 Jan 2018
Dutch farmers will soon be able to buy and sell the right to release phosphate into the environment, just as industrial plants can trade permits ..
News 20 Dec 2017
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
Marathon talks over post-2020 reforms to the EU emissions trading system ended in stalemate in the early hours of Friday morning ..
News 13 Oct 2017
The new Dutch coalition government pledges to spend €4 billion to slash carbon emissions, move away from coal-fired plants and introduce a carbon price floor ..
News 11 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
Negotiators from the European Parliament and EU Council have made “solid progress” towards a compromise on reforms to the EU emissions trading system, an Estonian ..
News 14 Sep 2017