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Plugged in at last: Europe pledge to stop wasting energy

Press release | October 19, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, International — WWF, Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth Europe hailed the energy efficiency target proposed by the European Commission today to reduce Europe’s total primary energy consumption by at least 20 percent by 2020. The...

REACH – European Parliament backs safer chemicals rules

Press release | October 10, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Environmental, women’s, health and consumer organisations see today’s Environment Committee vote on the new EU chemicals law (REACH) as a vital step towards protecting health and the environment from chemical contamination.

Bush beats Barroso on environment in UN talks on deep-sea protection

Press release | October 5, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, International — US President George Bush has adopted a tougher stance than the European Commission in talks to protect deep-sea ecosystems, according to a White House memorandum signed this week, ahead of UN talks today.

Marine strategy directive: Q&A

Publication | October 1, 2006 at 0:00

Briefing on the 1st Reading agreement in Council, expected 18 December 2006

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