Greenpeace European Unit is part of the international Greenpeace network, active in over 40 countries worldwide and with three million supporters. Based in Brussels, we monitor and analyse the work of the EU institutions, expose deficient EU policies and laws, and challenge EU decision-makers to implement progressive solutions. We value our independence and do not accept donations from governments, the EU, businesses or political parties.

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EU citizens risk falling victim to Commission’s indecision on REACH

Press release | November 14, 2006 at 0:00

Strasbourg, International — Negotiations on the future EU chemicals law REACH risk heading for failure, after the Finnish Presidency last week presented ‘compromise solutions’ which practically ignore the Parliament’s central demands. Crucially...

La dette du démantèlement nucléaire pourrait encore incomber aux contribuables

Press release | October 24, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — La Commission Européenne a adopté aujourd’hui de nouvelles recommandations concernant la prise en charge des coûts de démantèlement des anciennes centrales nucléaires. Greenpeace a qualifié la nouvelle de “pas en avant utile”,...

Nuclear reactor closure costs could still fall to taxpayer

Press release | October 24, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, International — The European Commission today adopted new guidelines on how to cover the costs of dismantling old nuclear power plants. Greenpeace described the move as a 'useful step forward', but added that binding rules on...

Energy Security = Renewables

Press release | October 20, 2006 at 0:00

Lahti, Finland, International — Today, Greenpeace urged European leaders meeting in Finland to stop relying on fuel imports and put renewable energy and energy efficiency at the core of their energy security discussions. The message "Energy...

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