The European Commission is reviewing the impact and necessity of a voluntary scheme to reduce noise from railway freight, which has been taken up by ..
News 30 Oct 2017
Restrictions on cruise ships’ emissions are being fast-tracked in Iceland after high concentrations of ultrafine particles and black carbon were detected in Reykjavik last week ..
News 4 Sep 2017
Reforms are needed to avoid the problem of noise from urban heating and cooling equipment, according to the German environment agency UBA ..
News 14 Mar 2017
Governments in the International Maritime Organization have agreed to cap the sulphur limit of marine fuels to 0.5% in 2020 in a decision welcomed by ..
News 28 Oct 2016
Emissions from the global aviation sector will continue to rise in spite of the offset-based system proposed by the International Civil Aviation Organization, according to ..
News 1 Jul 2016
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A group of five member states has warned that EU regulation is jeopardising energy security by undermining the competitiveness of European petroleum refineries ..
News 24 May 2016
Noise limits should not be set at EU level, the railway industry has said. But NGOs are in favour of the introduction of such limits ..
News 7 Apr 2016
The European Commission is consulting on the effectiveness of the 2002 Environmental Noise Directive, including whether EU noise limits or targets are needed ..
News 5 Jan 2016
EU member states must use a common methodology for calculating noise exposure after 2018 under recently adopted rules ..
News 4 Aug 2015
News 22 May 2015
Over 125 million Europeans are exposed to noise levels above EU guidance, according to the first assessment of the problem by the European Environment Agency ..
News 19 Dec 2014
An Icelandic watchdog has warned of poor implementation of international marine pollution laws ..
News 8 Dec 2014
Spain will continue to fight alleged environmental infringements off the coast of Gibraltar, in spite of the European Commission’s decision that no law has been ..
News 26 Aug 2014
An impact assessment is due to be completed early next year but it will be up to the next Commission to decide whether to take ..
News 12 Aug 2014