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European Commission presents rules for cleaner air and water

The European Commission has presented new criteria against air and water pollution, the so-called zero emissions package. These measures should further reduce pollution and…

European Commission clears way for vegan food campaign

The European Commission has paved the way for a EU-wide signature campaign for vegan food. Last week, Brussels accepted the starting document...

German Environment Agency also wants another plan for EU ban on pesticides

The German Environment Agency believes that parts of the new fertilizer plans of the European Commission should be improved. So there would be more...

EU broadens and extends temporary state aid for agricultural sector

The European Commission will allow the EU countries to grant temporary state aid to farms affected by the consequences of the...

EU comes with fertilizer strategy, also for new 'menure in nature'

European Agriculture Commissioner Wojciechowski will present proposals for a European fertilizer strategy this month. In a debate in Strasbourg on Thursday, he gave…

EU is working on stricter rules for the processing of residual asbestos

The European Commission wants to considerably tighten up the directive against asbestos pollution. Brussels wants to increase the limit value established fifteen years ago by a factor...

EU introduces a ban on food and agricultural waste

Later this year, the European Commission will present binding proposals against food waste and for limiting waste streams in the…

European Commission threatens billions in fine for Hungary

The European Commission does not want to pay 7.5 billion euros from the large corona recovery fund to Hungary because the country does not comply with…

Skimmed gas profits also for support for agriculture and greenhouse horticulturists

The cabinet may also use the skimmed mega profits of the energy companies for subsidies for small entrepreneurs in agriculture or the…

Timmermans: The Dutch cabinet does not yet realize how big the crisis is

The Dutch European Commissioner Frans Timmermans (PvdA) believes that Dutch ministers make far too little clear that the Russian war against Ukraine...

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