The trade association PlasticsEurope has failed in a bid to reverse the classification of bisphenol-A (BPA) by EU regulators as a 'substance of very high ..
News 11 Jul 2019
The European Court of Justice has ruled that malfunctioning electrical products should be considered waste under the EU’s waste shipments regulation unless it can be ..
News 8 Jul 2019
A draft trade agreement between the EU and South America’s Mercosur trade bloc has been met with a barrage of criticism from green groups over ..
News 1 Jul 2019
A chemical widely used in non-stick coatings has been added to the European Chemicals Agency list of substances of very high concern because of its ..
News 28 Jun 2019
The European Commission is ready to propose measures addressing the climate impact of aviation if member states can demonstrate the necessary political will ..
News 20 Jun 2019
The Romanian government is breaching EU law by allocating millions of euros in state aid to coal power plants, an environmental law group has alleged ..
News 17 Jun 2019
A green group has hailed a procedural change regarding how the European Commission must introduce legislation on vehicle emissions testing, saying it offers the chance ..
News 14 Jun 2019
The EU General Court in Luxembourg has accepted the arguments of the European Parliament and EU Council and ruled as inadmissible a legal challenge to ..
News 23 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,Markets & Corporate,EU's Circular Economy
Five European and global textile and fashion organisations have pledged to work with the EU to “co-develop” a vision for textiles in a circular economy ..
News 14 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals
Parties to the Rotterdam Convention have agreed to establish a compliance mechanism on importing hazardous chemicals, 15 years after the convention came into force ..
News 10 May 2019
The Spanish region of Andalucia yesterday announced plans to simplify environmental permitting regulations in a move intended to boost investment and employment ..
News 8 May 2019
A controversial court system for investor disputes under the EU-Canada trade and investment agreement is compatible with EU law, according to an opinion by the ..
News 3 May 2019
- General Policy,Brexit and the EU
The draft EU withdrawal agreement risks undermining European environmental protections by allowing the UK to lower its standards without repercussions, a new report has warned ..
News 26 Apr 2019
The barriers to public participation in environmental policymaking are “numerous and growing”, the European Environmental Bureau has warned in a report published on Wednesday ..
News 25 Apr 2019
A long-running legal battle between the Spanish government and renewable energy investors has been put under the spotlight by green group Ecologistas en Acción ..
News 17 Apr 2019