European Union - Restricted Substances Overview
The European Commission has commenced an evaluation (a so-called 'fitness check') of the effectiveness of the EU regulation on substances that deplete the ozone layer ("Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on substances that deplete..
12 October 2017 / Canada, Environmental Protection Act
Canada's environment minister has agreed that "changes are needed to modernise and improve" the country's Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Cepa) and has committed to providing a complete proposal by June 2018.
The House Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Developm..
6 October 2017
Brussels — In the framework of the 'Our Ocean' Conference, the European Union and the group of 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific states have reaffirmed today their support to the implementation of SDG 14 and have stressed their commitment to an ambitious, long-term vision of protection, valorisation, and sustainable u..
4 October 2017
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) as a sector leader under the guidance of Minister Nomvula Mokonyane gazetted a further 20% of water restrictions for both domestic and agricultural use.
The prevailing drought in the Western Cape forced the department to take precautionary measures to decrease the quantum of wat..
October 9, 2017
Russian and Norwegian environmentalists and politicians gathering in the industrial town of Nikel to tote up advances in cross-border pollution for once had something positive to report: the joint efforts seems to be working.
The results of Russia’s Year of Ecology are so far mixed, but 2017 marks a quarter century since Ru..