On the 25th of October 2022, the European Commission published the proposal for the new Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive (UWWTD). An in-depth REFIT evaluation of the UWWTD from 1991 showed that it has significantly reduced the adverse effects of the wastewater discharges from urban sources into the environment.
The proposal focuses on the quality of rivers, lakes, groundwaters and...Read More
After the adoption of the motion for a resolution on the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 in Sharm-el-Sheikh (COP27) during the ENVI meeting on 3 October, the Resolution has been adopted in the plenary sitting yesterday, 20 October. Some members of the MEP Water Group were actively engaged on this dossier. The Resolution represents the European Parliament position to the COP27, which...Read More
During the last extra-ordinary ENVI meeting on 3 October in Strasbourg, the MEPs continued working on the fight against climate change with the adoption of the motion for a resolution on the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 in Sharm-el-Sheikh (COP27) taking place from 6 to 18 November 2022. Once adopted the resolution will constitute the European Parliament position to the COP27,...Read More
During the informal meeting of the EU’s Agriculture Ministers in Prague, ministers discussed about food security, the role of European agriculture and a sustainable global food production.
They agreed on the importance of a EU-wide coordinated action to maximise sustainable increases in agricultural production and accelerate the use of modern techniques in agriculture. The use of...Read More
The European Parliament adopted a set of recommendations following a summer of devastating droughts, forest fires and other extreme weather phenomena across Europe. MEPs called for an EU framework on climate adaptation and a climate resilience “stress test” for key infrastructure in order to improve our emergency response. Improving our food security, sustainable water and forest...Read More