11 December 2020

Coal firms get €50+ million ‘free pass’ on water bills – investigation

Hidden subsidies for major polluters, while public forced to pay Auf Deutsch | W języku polskim 11 December 2020, Brussels – Officials are shielding the coal […]
24 March 2021

Germany close to miss key chance to slash toxic industrial pollution

The Bundesrat vote on industrial emission limits is the country’s second opportunity to protect public health and lead Europe by example. On March 26th the German […]
4 May 2021

Africa lights a path for Europe to ban toxic mercury in fluorescent bulbs

With African countries demanding the phasing out of fluorescent light bulbs containing mercury, it is high time for the EU to roll out its much-delayed ban […]
4 June 2021

Pakistani workers poisoned during scrapping of infamous mercury-laden tanker

The Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) tanker J. NAT has been beached on the shipbreaking shores of Gadani, Pakistan despite clear warnings by Interpol and international […]
6 July 2021

Call to action: Tell the EU to eliminate mercury in light bulbs

Eliminating all fluorescent bulbs from European markets would significantly reduce toxic mercury pollution, lower carbon emissions and save people and businesses billions of euros in energy […]
9 July 2021

Higher bills for millions as EU lets lighting firms milk old technology

Wasteful toxic lamps treated as “cash engine” by Signify, despite green claims EU ignored € billions in consumer losses and its own legal benchmarks 9 July […]
27 July 2021

European Environmental Bureau challenge Signify’s contradictory claims

Last week the Light Review published ‘Signify: a response to EEB greenwash claims‘ that responded to EEB’s ‘Higher bills for millions as EU lets lighting firms […]
17 December 2021

NGOs applaud Commission’s move to turn the Mercury Lights out in the EU

The EEB and CLASP welcome the decision to adopt provisions that will phase-out compact and linear fluorescent lamps Brussels 17 December 2021 The EEB and CLASP applaud […]