The EU Genetically Modified Organisms Directive was never intended to apply to plant strains produced by mutagenesis, a European court official indicated on Thursday ..
News 18 Jan 2018
There were no referrals to the Court of Justice of the EU for breaches of environmental directives in the European Commission's final package of infringement ..
News 7 Dec 2017
The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament is seeking cross-party support to launch an appeal at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) against the recent ..
News 7 Dec 2017
The European Food Safety Authority has rejected allegations of fraud and wilfully endangering the public after glyphosate campaigners launched legal bids in five European states ..
News 4 Dec 2017
An advisor to the EU court argued on Thursday that Poland’s attempt to delay the planned fix for the EU’s emissions trading scheme is wholly ..
News 1 Dec 2017
The EU Court of Justice (ECJ) has threatened Poland with a daily penalty of €100,000 if it fails to comply with an injunction to halt ..
News 21 Nov 2017
The European Parliament has called for a recently launched process for the biannual review of national compliance with EU environmental law to be improved amid ..
News 16 Nov 2017
The European Parliament has called on the EU executive to table legislation on “minimum standards for access to judicial review of environmental policy” and a ..
News 15 Nov 2017
- Climate,Markets & Corporate,COP23: call to action
Governments in Europe look likely to face additional lawsuits citing weak action on climate change, and big CO2 emitting companies are also likely to be ..
Analysis 8 Nov 2017
- General Policy,Brexit and the EU
The UK government could create an environmental commission to replace the functions of the European Commission after the country leaves the EU in 2019 ..
News 6 Nov 2017
Climate campaigners have condemned the Polish government as “irresponsible” after it launched legal action against new EU rules limiting power station emissions ..
News 30 Oct 2017
The European Parliament has called for tighter rules on environmental liability, including mandatory insurance for operators and better guidance for member states ..
News 27 Oct 2017
- Transport,Markets & Corporate
German environmental NGO Deutsche Umwelthilfe has won the right to make statements on the results of “real-life” tests it had carried out on Volkswagen diesel ..
News 26 Oct 2017
Environmental lawyers have challenged a secrecy clause in EU law in a bid to force car manufacturers to disclose the workings on in-car emissions control ..
News 9 Oct 2017