Environment ministers are set to call on the European Commission to speed up work on chemicals policy, and demand delivery of an overdue ‘strategy for ..
News 11 Jun 2019
A failure by policy-makers to address the issue of global warming could lead to increased adverse impacts on human health, a report warns ..
News 4 Jun 2019
Pupils, teachers and parents are to conduct air quality monitoring around urban schools in an initiative jointly run by the European Environment Agency ..
News 27 May 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
At least 653 companies have failed to meet data safety standards for chemicals under the REACH regulation, according to a German campaign group ..
News 21 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
Delegates at the ninth Stockholm Convention conference in Geneva have agreed to ban perfluorooctanoic acid, commonly known as PFOA, along with its salts and related ..
News 7 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
Most EU governments have failed to submit by the end of April deadline National Air Pollution Control Programmes (NAPCPs) for meeting national 2020 and 2030 ..
News 30 Apr 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
A European Parliament decision to grant greater public access to industry data on new food additives, pesticides and genetically modified organisms has been welcomed by ..
News 17 Apr 2019