IP/18/3846  22-05-2018 - Circular Economy: New rules will make EU the global front-runner in waste management and recycling 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 May 2018 Today EU Member States approved a set of ambitious measures to make EU waste legislation fit for the future, as part of the EU's wider circular economy policy. The new rules - based on Commission's proposals part of the Circular Economy...
IP/18/3450  17-05-2018 - Air quality: Commission takes action to protect citizens from air pollution 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 May 2018 The Commission is standing up for Europeans' need to breathe clean air. The Commission is providing national, regional and local actors with practical help to improve air quality in Europe, and stepping up its enforcement against 7 Member States who have...
IP/18/3449  17-05-2018 - Commission refers Austria to Court over hunting of wild birds 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 17 May 2018 The European Commission has decided to refer Austria to the Court of Justice of the EU for allowing the hunt of woodcock (Scolopax rusticola) during its reproductive period in the Land of Lower Austria, in breach of the EU rules on...
IP/18/1448  08-03-2018 - Industrial waste: Commission refers Croatia to Court over its failure to protect citizens from industrial waste in Biljane Donje landfill 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 March 2018 The European Commission decided today to refer Croatia to the Court of Justice. The European Commission decided today to refer Croatia to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to ensure an adequate level of protection of human health...
IP/18/1446  08-03-2018 - Commission refers Finland to Court over spring hunting of wild birds 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 8 March 2018 The European Commission has decided to refer Finland to the Court of Justice. The European Commission has decided to refer Finland to the Court of Justice of the EU for illegal spring hunting of male eiders in the province of Åland.
IP/18/1445  08-03-2018 - Commission refers Spain to Court for not reviewing and updating its River Basin Management Plans in the Canary Islands 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 8 March 2018 The European Commission decided to refer Spain to the Court of Justice. The European Commission decided to refer Spain to the Court of Justice of the EU for not reviewing and updating the River Basin Management Plans for the seven river...
IP/18/1362  05-03-2018 - Ten years of REACH: making chemicals safer for consumers, workers and the environment 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 March 2018 For the last 10 years, the key EU law on chemicals ("REACH") has significantly enhanced the protection of human health and the environment and promoted alternatives to animal testing.
SPEECH/18/943  20-02-2018 - Opening Keynote Speech of Frans Timmermans at the Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 20 February 2018 Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I am happy to be here today welcoming you to our annual Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference. As with the previous conferences, the number of those wishing to participate greatly exceeded the space we...
IP/18/671  08-02-2018 - Member States to benefit from €98.2 million in investments to improve citizens' quality of life 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 February 2018 The European Commission has approved an investment package of €98.2 million to support Europe's transition to a low-carbon, circular economy under the new LIFE funding programme for the Environment and Climate Action.
MEMO/18/672  08-02-2018 - Annex: 10 new projects under the LIFE funding programme for the Environment and Climate Action 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 8 February 2018 The European Commission has approved an investment package of €98.2 million to support Europe's transition to a low-carbon, circular economy under the new LIFE funding programme for the Environment and Climate Action.