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EU Commission adopts 70% recycling plan

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 2, 2014)

The European Commission has adopted proposals to turn Europe into a more circular economy and boost recycling in the Member States. Achieving the new waste targets would create 580.000 new jobs compared to today’s performance, while making Europe more competitive and reducing demand for costly scarce resources. The proposals also mean lower ...

The EU Takes the Lead on Nuclear Safety with the Amendment to the Nuclear Safety Directive

by Europa Press Room  (Jul. 8, 2014)

The EU's new Nuclear Safety Directive was adopted today by the Council. It provides more power and independence for national regulatory authorities, a high-level EU-wide safety objective, and a European system of peer reviews. It will also introduce periodic national safety assessments and on-site emergency preparedness and response ...

European Commission proposes a higher and achievable energy savings target for 2030

by European Commission  (Jul. 23, 2014)

New opportunities for European businesses, affordable energy bills for consumers, increased energy security through a significant reduction of natural gas imports and a positive impact on the environment: these are some of the expected benefits of the energy efficiency target for 2030 put forward today by the European Commission in a ...

July infringements package: main decisions

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 10, 2014)

In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has today taken 419 ...


by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.  (Jul. 15, 2014)

Limited Space Still Available For Sustainable Futures Training Workshop: There are still spaces available for the Sustainable Futures Training workshop scheduled for August 5-7, 2014, at the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C. Attendees at the three-day workshop will get firsthand experience with the ...

Eastern European birds protected by recent legislation show improved population trends

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 10, 2014)

National bird conservation policies implemented in Eastern Europe in the 1990s have substantially benefited bird populations across the region, a new study has shown. Compared with the period 1970-1990, the population trends of species protected by national legislation improved during 1990-2000, particularly for those species receiving focused ...

Dirty deals: oil lobbyists push tar sands on Europe

by Transport and Environment (T&E)  (Jul. 17, 2014)

The United States and Canadian governments are using ongoing trade talks to push the European Union to allow devastating tar sands unfettered access to its market, according to a new report out today. As trade negotiations between the EU and US on a transatlantic trade treaty continue in Brussels this week, the research by European and North ...

DVLA still has work to do to improve vehicle recycling

by Remove My Car  (Jul. 14, 2014)

Standards in the vehicle recycling industry are improving but the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) can still do more to ensure that end of life vehicles (ELVs) do not escape official recycling statistics. That’s the message from vehicle recycling specialist Remove My Car, which cites the recent Scottish Cash Ban and revised ...

The `green economy` can encourage jobs and innovation - study

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Jul. 18, 2014)

Europe can create jobs and encourage innovation by using resources much more efficiently, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) which describes a range of policies with proven environmental and economic benefits. 'Resource-efficient green economy and EU policies' ...

New Rules for Shipments of Waste within the EU and between the EU and Third Countries

by EU Council of Ministers  (May 6, 2014)

The Council today (May 6, 2014) adopted a regulation amending regulation 1013/2006 on shipments of waste, which lays down requirements for shipments of waste within the EU and between the EU and third countries in order to protect human health and the environment (PECO S 69/14, 8792/14 ADD1). The new regulation ...

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