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Parliament committee fails to rein in river pollution by gender-bending drugs

Press release | November 27, 2012 at 17:14

Brussels – The European Parliament’s environment committee today supported taking advantage of the links between different pieces of legislation that affect water pollution to help phase out the most dangerous chemicals. In its vote the committee...

Toxic chemicals to pollute Europeans for another generation

Press release | January 31, 2012 at 15:42

A review of chemical laws announced today will allow continuing toxic contamination of European lakes and rivers linked to serious human illnesses.The European Commission has dodged its responsibilities for over a decade and is allowing some of...

Danish EU presidency - Greenpeace priorities for the environment

Publication | January 9, 2012 at 12:39

Denmark will take the helm of the Council of the European Union from January 2012 at a crucial time for the future of Europe and its citizens. As government cuts start to bite and the debt and Euro-zone crises unfold, Europeans continue to be...

Governments failing on dangerous chemicals

Press release | May 12, 2010 at 0:00

At least five national governments are failing to protect citizens and aquatic ecosystems from a highly toxic, gender-bending industrial chemical, according to a new Greenpeace report. Such disregard over nonylphenol (NP) is typical of their...

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