The new law will align 2030 EU air quality standards more closely with the WHO global air quality guidelines.
The deal means that the last intentional remaining uses of the harmful chemical will be prohibited, for example, in dental amalgam.
The Commission welcomed the provisional political deal reached between the European Parliament and Council on the Commission's proposal revising the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive.
The Commission has adopted new minimum hygiene standards for products that will make water safer to drink.
Mark your calendars for the continent's leading environmental conference organised in Brussels between 29-30 May.
Implementation key to achieving EU 2030 climate and environment objectives, first progress report on 8th Environment Action Programme
The first progress report highlights what needs to be done to achieve the EU’s 2030 environmental targets.
The health and cleanness of our seas is a growing concern in Europe and the world. The ocean currents carry an increasing amount of litter, and it does not stop at country borders.
Commission proposes ‘one substance, one assessment' chemicals assessment reform for faster, simplified and transparent processes
The Commission is adopting three legislative proposals to: streamline assessments of chemicals across EU legislation; strengthen the knowledge base on chemicals; and ensure early detection and action on emerging chemical risks.
The provisional agreement strengthens the current provisions for emissions from industry and large intensive rearing farms.
On 23 and 24 November 2023, the fourth EU Clean Air Forum is bringing together decisionmakers, stakeholders and experts from across the EU to focus on how to further reduce and prevent air pollution.