28 January 2021

EU air pollution rules for Large Combustion Plants remain valid, European Court of Justice rules

The EU’s new air pollution limits, which could save more than 20,000 lives every year by cutting pollution from coal-fired power plants alone, were annulled today by the judges of Luxemburg […]
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 […]
6 May 2021

German government and Green regions are letting the lignite industry decide on air pollution standards for power plants

On Friday 7 May the German Bundesrat may vote a dangerous compromise allowing business as usual pollution levels for German coal and lignite power plants. The […]
17 June 2021

‘Green Deal Commission’ needs to walk the ‘zero pollution’ talk

Air pollution prevention from chemical industries may enter into a deregulation mayhem under the EU Commission proposal for WGC BREF. Polluters-complacent countries would be rewarded with […]
17 August 2021

Four years of unnecessary pollution: EU governments fail to curb emissions from most toxic plants

PRESS BRIEFING Most lignite plants in the EU have waited until the very last minute to implement pollution-control technologies that were available and economically viable already […]