The ECJ should rule that Poland has been in breach of European conservation law by allowing continued logging in the protected Białowieża forest, an advocate ..
News 20 Feb 2018
Plans to facilitate the logging of mountainous forests in northern Sweden pose a threat to vulnerable species and may breach the country’s own forestry legislation, ..
News 16 Feb 2018
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
- Pollution,General Policy,Nature
Norway has announced plans for an international panel on building a sustainable ocean economy to help increase awareness of the need for sustainable use of ..
News 30 Jan 2018
European agriculture ministers underlined the need for tougher environmental measures in an initial debate over post-2020 reform to the Common Agricultural Policy ..
News 29 Jan 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
Western European Union member states score highly in the latest edition of a global environmental performance index, yet eastern EU member states lag behind their ..
News 25 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 Parliament’s decision to limit the contribution of crop-based biofuels to 2017 consumption levels in each member state has been given a cautious welcome ..
News 18 Jan 2018
It would be impractical and unnecessary for the EU to ban the burning of whole trees as a renewable fuel source, climate and energy commissioner ..
News 16 Jan 2018
The European Commission has put on ice plans to issue legal guidance on whether the products of new plant breeding techniques should be subject to ..
News 15 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
Agriculture ministers agreed to increase the number of fish subject to maximum sustainable yield by nine to 54, bringing the EU closer to its 2020 ..
News 13 Dec 2017