The European Commission is to host a summit on air quality on 30 January, in a last-ditch attempt to persuade nine member states to take ..
News 19 Jan 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
MEPs have called on the Commission and member states to do more to take tougher action on marine pollution by voting through a resolution an ..
News 16 Jan 2018
The European Chemicals Agency has added seven substances of very high concern and updated the entry for bisphenol-A, as the list of SVHCs hits 181 ..
News 15 Jan 2018
Environmental groups have condemned Bulgaria’s decision to join Poland in appealing against a European Commission decision to impose stricter limits on toxic pollutants from large ..
News 11 Jan 2018
All road tolls should include charges to cover external costs related to congestion, air pollution and noise, an environment committee report has said ..
News 11 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
A court in the Netherlands has thrown out a legal bid from environmental activists that sought to force the Dutch government to improve the country’s ..
News 4 Jan 2018
- Transport,Pollution,Paris Agreement
New incentives intended to phase out polluting vehicles as part of plans to ban the sale of all petrol and diesel cars in France by ..
News 3 Jan 2018
Four out of five urban dwellers in Italy are exposed to toxic air pollution, according to a report on the state of the environment in ..
News 18 Dec 2017
The European Chemicals Agency is considering restricting the use of four forms of organophosphate flame retardant in baby products and residential furniture, and has issued ..
News 13 Dec 2017
The EU will take on new powers over national car type approval authorities under draft legislation agreed between member state governments and European parliament representatives ..
News 7 Dec 2017
The auto industry is calling for a common European approach to vehicle access regulations and for the European Commission to provide analysis of city schemes ..
News 6 Dec 2017
The gradual replacement of older diesel cars with new models meeting Euro 6 standards could deliver the same air quality improvements as replacing them with ..
News 4 Dec 2017
New rules for farmers to tackle diffuse water pollution from agriculture will come into force from April 2018, the UK government’s environment department has announced ..
News 1 Dec 2017
The European Commission announced on Monday it was investigating Spain’s use of public money to help coal-fired power plants reduce pollution, citing a potential breach ..
News 28 Nov 2017