News tagged with european commission

EU clean air, waste laws at risk

EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker faces a clash with lawmakers after leaked documents Friday revealed his plans to drop laws on clean air and waste recycling.

dateDec 12, 2014 in Environment
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EU extends ban on deep-sea shark fishing

EU nations on Monday extended their ban on deep-sea shark fishing for the European fleet for at least another two years, with only Spain and Portugal voting against.

dateNov 11, 2014 in Ecology
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Copernicus operations secured until 2021

In a landmark agreement for Europe's Copernicus programme, the European Commission and ESA have signed an Agreement of over €3 billion to manage and implement the Copernicus 'space component' between 2014 ...

dateOct 30, 2014 in Space Exploration
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EU leaders seek last-minute climate deal

European Union leaders came under pressure Thursday to strike a deal aimed at bolstering Brussels as a trailblazer in fighting global climate change as negotiations went down to the wire.

dateOct 23, 2014 in Environment
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