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Commissioner Hearings 2014: Andriukaitis voices commitment to protect Europeans’...

Press release | September 30, 2014 at 12:32

Brussels - Commenting on today’s hearing of commissioner candidate for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis, Marco Contiero, Greenpeace EU agriculture policy director said: “This wasn’t a bad performance. He showed his commitment to...

Environment and fisheries candidate Vella fails to convince

Press release | September 29, 2014 at 16:24

Brussels --- The first of the commissioners’ hearings scheduled over the next two weeks, Karmenu Vella’s performance today raised concerns about the ability of president Juncker’s Commission to play its institutional role of safeguarding...

Memorandum on the incompatibility of state aid to Hinkley Point C with the internal...

Publication | September 24, 2014 at 10:16

State aid to the Hinckley Point C new nuclear power station – violation of Article 8 (1) of Directive 2009/72/EC – incompatibility with the internal market.

New York Climate Summit: EU should aim higher on climate and energy targets

Press release | September 23, 2014 at 16:50

Brussels --- The first leader addressing the special Climate Summit in New York today, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, announced that the EU plans to adopt 2030 climate and energy targets by October.

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