Existing installations will have 4 years to comply with stricter environmental norms, while new installations will have to comply immediately
On 26 October, the European Commission proposed stronger rules on ambient air, surface and groundwater pollutants, and treatment of urban wastewater.
Does your region or city have a specific project that targets the Zero Pollution Ambition under the European Green Deal? Share your projects!
As part of a new study for the Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform, recommendations to the EU pledging initiatives suggest improving their link to zero pollution dimensions to ensure the better implementation of the Zero Pollution Action Plan.
Find all information on EU funding programmes for the 2021-2027 period in the new Vademecum on green funding
In June, the Commission adopted proposals to reduce the use and risk of chemical pesticides by 50% by 2030. These are flagship legislative proposals to follow the Biodiversity and Farm to Fork Strategies, and will help ensure the resilience and security of food supply.
In April, the European Commission adopted proposals for revised EU measures to address pollution from large industrial installations through revision of the IED and the European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR) Regulation (to create the Industrial Emissions Portal).
The Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform, a joint initiative of the European Commission (EC) and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), held its first workshop on 24-25 May under the title “Towards a Zero Pollution Monitoring and Outlook”.
The Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform, a joint initiative of the European Commission (EC) and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) , held its second meeting on 25 April with a focus on the Zero Pollution Action Plan as a key driver for reducing health inequalities in the EU.
In this interview, Marieke Schouten, Alderman of the municipality of Nieuwegein and co-chair of the Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform defends the concept of 'One Health' and the need to support local and regional authorities to deliver solutions adapted to each territory.