IP/15/5055  28-05-2015 - Environment: Commission refers ROMANIA to Court over failure to transpose legislation on end-of-life vehicles 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 May 2015 The European Commission is referring Romania to the EU Court of Justice over its failure to transpose revised EU legislation on end-of-life vehicles into domestic law.
IP/15/5054  28-05-2015 - Environment: Commission refers GERMANY to Court for e-waste failings and proposes fines 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 May 2015 Following the referrals of Slovenia and Poland to Court on similar grounds, the European Commission is now referring Germany to the EU Court of Justice over its failure to transpose EU legislation on the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment...
IP/15/5049  28-05-2015 - Commission asks the public for ideas to develop the Circular Economy 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 28 May 2015 The European Commission has opened a public consultation to collect views on the main policy options for developing an ambitious new approach on the Circular Economy.
IP/15/4965  20-05-2015 - State of Nature: Largest ever assessment draws a mixed picture for Europe's habitats and species 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 May 2015 The Commission has adopted a new report providing the most comprehensive picture yet on the ‘State of Nature in the EU’. The findings show that the majority of birds have a secure status, and some species and habitats are doing better.
IP/15/4875  29-04-2015 - Environment: Commission takes POLAND and SLOVENIA to Court for e-waste failings 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 The European Commission is referring Poland and Slovenia to the EUCourt of Justice over their failure to enact EU legislation on the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment.
IP/15/4874  29-04-2015 - Environment: Commission takes ROMANIA to Court over failure to amend packaging waste legislation 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 The European Commission is referring Romania to the EU Court of Justice over its failure to enact revised EU legislation on packaging waste into domestic law. The revised Packaging Directive updates rules on packaging and packaging waste, with a view to...
IP/15/4873  29-04-2015 - Environment: Commission takes FRANCE to Court over poor waste water treatment 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 The European Commission is taking France to the EU Court of Justice for not complying with EU legislation on urban waste water treatment. Some 17 agglomerations are listed as not having waste water treatment up to EU standards.
IP/15/4672  26-03-2015 - Environment: Commission refers the United Kingdom to Court over poor waste water collection and treatment 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 March 2015 The European Commission is referring the United Kingdom to Court over its failure to ensure that urban waste water is adequately treated in 17 agglomerations. In the EU, Member States need adequate collection and treatment systems for urban waste water, as...
IP/15/4671  26-03-2015 - Environment: Commission refers Slovenia to Court for failure to clean up highly flammable waste tyres 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 March 2015 The European Commission is taking Slovenia to Court for its failure to comply with the requirements of EU waste legislation. The case concerns an illegal landfill in Lovrenc na Dravskem polju, where more than 40 000 tons of highly flammable waste...
IP/15/4670  26-03-2015 - Environment: Commission takes the United Kingdom to Court over power plant emissions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 March 2015 The European Commission has referred the United Kingdom to Court due to the absence of a reduction in emissions by the Aberthaw coal-fired power station in Wales.