Last week the Plenary of the European Parliament recognised the urgent action needed to protect the environment from pharmaceuticals residues.
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At the December Environment Council the issue of PFAS was discussed at the Environment Ministers’ level.
The European Commission presented the results of the fitness check of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) and the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (UWWTD) at Environment Council held on 19 December 2019.
The European Parliament and the Council of the EU reached a provisional agreement on the recast of the Drinking Water Directive last night at the end of the fifth trilogue held in Strasbourg.
The UWWTD evaluation is out.
The European Commission adopted the long-awaited Communication on the European Green Deal on the 11 December, ten days after the start of their mandate.
The ENVI Committee met on the 23 July to discuss the priorities of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU for the period July-December 2019.
Following the adoption of the Strategic Approach, the European Commission and the Dutch government co-organised a workshop to discuss with Member States and stakeholders the issue of PiE.
The European Commission released yesterday several studies that will be considered in the WFD REFIT process.
The European Parliament Plenary voted on the Regulation on Minimum Requirements for Water Reuse on Tuesday (February 12). The outcome of the vote is a marked improvement of the European Commission’s proposal.