IP/17/914  11-04-2017 - Bank On Nature: First loan agreement backed by Natural Capital Financing Facility signed in Brussels 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 April 2017 The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced the first loan agreement backed by the Natural Capital Financing Facility. The EUR 6 million loan agreement with Rewilding Europe Capital is expected to provide support for over 30 nature-focused...
MEMO/17/915  11-04-2017 - Bank On Nature: First loan agreement backed by Natural Capital Financing Facility signed in Brussels 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 11 April 2017 Q&A on the Natural Capital Financing Facility and Rewilding Europe Capital What is the Natural Capital Financing Facility? The Natural Capital Financing Facility (NCFF) is a financial instrument that combines EIB financing and European Commission funding under the LIFE Programme, the...
STATEMENT/17/688  21-03-2017 - Joint statement by Vice-President Katainen, Commissioner Hogan and Commissioner Vella on World Water Day 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 21 March 2017 On World Water Day the European Commission promotes innovative water reuse, which is good for jobs, farms and the environment. On 22 March 2017, we celebrate World Water Day. We celebrate water.
STATEMENT/17/320  21-02-2017 - Joint Statement of President Juncker, Prime Minister Rajoy and Prime Minister Costa on the amicable settlement concerning the Almaraz case 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 21 February 2017 Following our meeting in Malta on 3 February 2017, on the initiative of President Juncker, we have reached an amicable settlement on the Almaraz case. We consider that, in view of the immense economic, social and geopolitical challenges the European Union is...
IP/17/238  15-02-2017 - Commission warns Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom of continued air pollution breaches 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 15 February 2017 The European Commission sends final warnings to Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom for failing to address repeated breaches of air pollution limits for nitrogen dioxide (NO2). NO2 pollution is a serious health risk.
IP/17/237  15-02-2017 - Commission refers Romania to the Court of Justice of the EU over illegal landfills 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 15 February 2017 The European Commission is taking Romania to the Court of Justice of the EU for its failure to close and rehabilitate 68 illegal landfills, which represent a serious risk for human health and the environment.
IP/17/236  15-02-2017 - Commission takes Ireland to Court for failure to upgrade waste water treatment infrastructure 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 15 February 2017 The European Commission is taking Ireland to the Court of Justice of the EU for its failure to ensure that urban waste water in 38 agglomerations across the country is adequately collected and treated to prevent serious risks to human health...
AC/17/228  08-02-2017 - Improving the implementation of European environmental policy 
European Commission - European Commission - Announcement Brussels, 6 February 2017 The Commission today adopted the Environmental Implementation Review; a new way to help Member States apply EU rules benefits citizens, administrations and economy © European Union 2014 Guliana Keller Today's adoption of the Environmental Implementation Review marks the beginning of a new...
AGENDA/17/199  01-02-2017 - Monday 6 February: Environmental Implementation Review 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Monday 6 February, the Commission will present the Environmental Implementation Review, a tool to improve implementation of EU environmental policy. It will bring about a new framework for sharing solutions, involving dialogue with Member States, and a peer-to-peer tool that will make...
IP/17/197  06-02-2017 - Environmental Implementation Review: new way to help Member States apply EU rules benefits citizens, administrations and economy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 February 2017 Improving the application of EU rules on waste management, nature and biodiversity, air quality, water quality and management. Today the Commission adopted the Environmental Implementation Review, a new tool to improve implementation of European environmental policy and commonly agreed rules.