PRESS RELEASE: The European parliament must protect children consistently against dangerous acrylamide!

PRESS RELEASE, Tuesday, 6th October 2020 – Brussels The European parliament must protect children consistently against dangerous acrylamide!   The European Parliament will vote today in the plenary session on an objection to the establishment of maximum residue limits for the pollutant acrylamide. Acrylamide develops, if carbohydrate-rich food is strongly heated up. It is carcinogenic, […]

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Press Release: Climate policy: European Parliament votes for far-reaching measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in maritime shipping

PRESS RELEASE, Wednesday, 16th of September 2020 – Brussels Climate policy: European Parliament votes for far-reaching measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in maritime shipping  The European Parliament has just adopted by a large majority the proposal to amend the regulation on monitoring CO2 emissions from maritime transport (“MRV Regulation”). In the future, shipping companies […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Great success in reducing greenhouse gases in maritime shipping!

PRESS RELEASE, Monday, 7th of July 2020 – Brussels Great success in reducing greenhouse gases in maritime shipping!  The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has just voted on measures to reduce greenhouse gases in international shipping. The decision to “amend the Regulation on monitoring, reporting and verifying carbon dioxide emissions from shipping”, also known as the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: European Environment Agency: Too much chug and chuck with electrical appliances

EASE, Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Brussels   European Environment Agency: Too much chug and chuck with electrical appliances Today, the European Environment Agency (EEA) published a summary of the life cycle of electrical devices. Every year, over 20 kg of electrical products come onto the market in the EU. Many electrical appliances have an […]

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PRESS RELEASE: CO2 emissions from maritime transport: Commission presents first report

PRESS RELEASE, Monday, 25th of May 2020 – Brussels CO2 emissions from maritime transport: Commission presents first report  Today the European Commission published its first annual report on CO2 emissions from maritime transport. Since 2018, ships of a certain size (5000 gross tonnage and upwards) entering or leaving ports in the European Economic Area have […]

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PRESS RELEASE: European Parliament votes for new tyre labelling regulation – abrasion and mileage of tyres finally get on the label!

PRESS RELEASE, Wednesday, 13th of May 2020 – Brussels   European Parliament votes for new tyre labelling regulation – abrasion and mileage of tyres finally get on the label!   Today the European Parliament adopted the new EU Tyre Labelling Regulation. As soon as a validated test method is available, mileage and abrasion of microplastics […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Planned lifetime extension of French nuclear power plants: study confirms worrying safety situation

PRESS RELEASE, Wednesday, 19th of Februar 2020 – Brussels Planned lifetime extension of French nuclear power plants: study confirms worrying safety situation This morning, Green MEPs Jutta Paulus (DE) and Michèle Rivasi (F) presented a study on the safety of French nuclear power plants in the European Parliament.   The study concludes that the nuclear […]

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