STATEMENT/16/1641  30-04-2016 - Joint Statement by Commissioner Neven Mimica and Commissioner Karmenu Vella on the protection of elephants in the African continent 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement elephants in the African continent Brussels, 30 April 2016 Today an important step to protect wildlife has been taken in Kenya, as the country's entire stockpile of ivory, estimated at around 105 tons, has been burned at a ceremony in Nairobi.
IP/16/1454  28-04-2016 - Environmental Impact Assessment: Commission refers POLAND to the Court of Justice of the EU over inadequate assessment of exploratory mining drillings 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2016 Poland in Court over Environment Impact Assessment of drilling. The European Commission is referring Poland to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to ensure that the environmental impacts of exploratory mining drillings are properly assessed.
IP/16/1453  28-04-2016 - Water: Commission refers GERMANY to the Court of Justice of the EU over water pollution caused by nitrates 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2016 Germany in Court over water pollution and nitrates. The European Commission is referring Germany to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to take stronger measures to combat water pollution caused by nitrates.
IP/16/387  26-02-2016 - Commission launches Action Plan to crack down on wildlife trafficking 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 26 February 2016 Today the European Commission adopted an EU Action Plan to tackle wildlife trafficking within the EU and to strengthen the EU's role in the global fight against these illegal activities.
MEMO/16/388  26-02-2016 - Questions and answers on the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 February 2016 Today the European Commission adopted an EU Action Plan to crack down on wildlife trafficking within the EU and strengthen the EU's role in the global fight against these illegal activities.
IP/16/150  26-01-2016 - Commission invests € 63.8 million in new environmental projects across Member States 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 26 January 2016 New LIFE funding will help bring over € 1 billion of support to environmental plans across the EU. The European Commission today announced an investment of € 63.8 million for the first-ever "Integrated Projects" to be funded under the LIFE programme...
MEMO/16/151  26-01-2016 - Annex LIFE sub-programme for the Environment: Integrated Projects 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 January 2016 € 108.7 million: 3 Environment and 3 Nature LIFE Integrated Projects. LIFE Integrated Projects Environment(3 projects – € 52.4 million) These are Integrated projects contributing to the achievement of the objectives of the: Water Framework Directive by implementing all or part of...
IP/15/6225  10-12-2015 - Commission refers POLAND to the Court of Justice of the EU over poor air quality 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 10 December 2015 Poland referred to Court for breaching the limit of small particulate matter. The European Commission decided today to refer Poland to the Court of Justice of the EU over persistently high levels of dust particles that pose a major risk to...
IP/15/6224  10-12-2015 - Waste management: Commission refers GREECE to the Court of Justice of the EU over illegal landfill 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 December 2015 Greece referred to Court over landfill on the island of Corfu. The European Commission is referring Greece to the Court of Justice of the EU over poor waste management on the Greek island of Corfu.
IP/15/6203  02-12-2015 - Closing the loop: Commission adopts ambitious new Circular Economy Package to boost competitiveness, create jobs and generate sustainable growth 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 2 December 2015 Today the Commission adopted an ambitious new Circular Economy Package to stimulate Europe's transition towards a circular economy which will boost global competitiveness, foster sustainable economic growth and generate new jobs.