Environmentalists push for ‘fitness check’ and clear goals in the next CAP

By |september 11th, 2017|Absorption capacity, common agricultural policy, European Environmental Bureau, farm subsidies, Greening, News, polluter pays principle|

Europe’s biggest alliance of environmental groups has called for a thorough fitness check of the EU’s flagship Common Agricultural Policy, questioning its structure, implementation and impact, and proposing a far-reaching overhaul to ensure it is up to the challenges of the 21st century.

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EU clears tighter controls on power plant air pollution

By |april 28th, 2017|Air Pollution, coal, energy, EPPSA, EU health, European Environmental Bureau, Gas, industrial emissions directive, News, oil, power plant|

The European Union on 28 April approved new air pollution limits, which could save over 20,000 lives annually through the reduction of pollution from power plants, specifically those which are coal-fired. The UK was amongst Member States that backed stricter limits on toxic pollutants from large combustion plants in the EU. Rules will apply to all […]

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MEPs vote to boost recycling rates and limit food waste

By |marec 14th, 2017|circular economy, European Environmental Bureau, European Parliament, food waste, News, Piotr Barczak, Simona Bonafè, Waste and recycling|

After 51 organisations and 64,000 people in the EU backed a campaign to reduce food waste, MEPs voted today (14 March) in support of a 50% reduction by 2030.

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