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Letter to vice president Timmermans about Commission meetings with unregistered lobbyists

Publication | November 4, 2015 at 17:45

From the Alter-EU Transparency Alliance

Volkswagen admits ‘irregularities’ in CO2 emissions – Greenpeace response

Press release | November 4, 2015 at 16:22

Amsterdam – Greenpeace has condemned the revelation that Volkswagen has understated CO2 emissions on about 800,000 cars in Europe, calling for a full and independent inquiry into the carmaker’s operations.

Juncker Commission 1st anniversary: a ‘lost year’ for environmental protection

Press release | November 2, 2015 at 9:42

Brussels – One year since the entry into office of the current European Commission headed by Jean-Claude Juncker, environmental groups have criticised the EU executive for a paralysis in policymaking on issues related to the environment.

Diesel cars could be allowed to pollute more than double the legal limit following...

Press release | October 28, 2015 at 17:17

Brussels – Diesel cars could be allowed to emit more than twice as much as agreed limits for toxic air pollutants as a result of a new deal on emissions testing agreed by European government representatives meeting in Brussels today. The deal...

Parliament slams door on Commission’s GM crop policy

Press release | October 28, 2015 at 12:11

Brussels – Today, the European Parliament rejected an ill-conceived Commission proposal on GM crop imports for use as food and feed, and called for a new proposal. Greenpeace welcomes this decision because the Commission’s plan would have failed...

Greenpeace files Ombudsman complaint about Commission GM food and feed opt-out plan

Press release | October 27, 2015 at 13:35

Brussels – Greenpeace has filed a complaint with the European Ombudsman [1] regarding the Commission’s failure to disclose policy options considered as part of its plan [2] to give countries the right to opt out of GM crops authorised in the EU...

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