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  1. MEPs Approve Stricter Control Of Pollutants In Drinking Water

    7 Dec 2020- 07:30 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The European Sting The Environment Committee today approved the deal on the drinking water directive and adopted a resolution demanding EU legislation on water be correctly implemented. The agreement with m ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2020 - 07:30

  2. "Green List" Launched To Steer Private Investment In EU

    23 Nov 2020- 09:00 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS EURACTIV The European Commission on Friday (20 November) launched “the world’s first ever ‘green-list’” of sustainable economic activities for private investors by publishing draft guidelines under the EU’ ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2020 - 08:30

  3. Environmental Groups Call For End To New Hydro Finance In Europe

    3 Nov 2020- 07:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium Over 150 environmental groups have united to launch a manifesto calling for an end to hydropower development in Europe. Signatories such as WWF, Climate Action Network Europe and BirdLife, are a ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  4. UNHCR Awarded Prize For Innovative Water Technology Solution In Refugee Camps

    29 Sep 2020- 08:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has awarded the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) $1.16 Million USD for implementing a reliable and inexpensive solution to providing water to refuge ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  5. Europe: Gun Rights Vs. Ecosystems Value

    25 Sep 2020- 12:57 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Parliament Magazine What is the European Commission’s proposal about and why is the definition of wetlands so problematic? The proposal is about phasing out lead shot for hunting with shotguns over wet ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2020 - 12:57

  6. Pan-European Wastewater Testing To Detect Coronavirus

    30 Jul 2020- 10:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission (EC) has announced creation of a pan-European Umbrella Study to examine RNA fragments of SARS-CoV2 in wastewater. The purpose of the study is to reliably monitor the pre ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:40

  7. Sustainable Water Use Audit For EU Agricultural Policy

    14 Jul 2020- 11:07 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union has announced launch of an audit of the impact of the EU agricultural policy on the sustainable use of water. A 7 July Preview cites that about 25 percent of all freshwater a ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:54

  8. Europe Faces Another Year Of Drought

    29 Jun 2020- 12:11 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS NASA Earth Observatory The 2019-20 winter in Europe was the warmest on record, with little snow. The spring was also drier and warmer than normal, with a historic heat wave in the middle of May. The foreca ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2020 - 12:11

  9. European Union Water Framework Directive Legislation Will Be Retained

    25 Jun 2020- 10:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has confirmed that the European Union’s strong water legislation, the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD), will not be changed. The landmark confirmation for Europe’s riv ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:21

  10. New Green Criteria For Sustainable Investment In Europe

    25 Jun 2020- 05:58 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament this month approved new legislation that establishes clear “green” criteria for investors is critical to raising public and private funding so that the European Union ca ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:44

  11. EU Green Deal: EWA Looks At Implementation Of Water Management Solutions

    16 Jun 2020- 09:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium NGO European Water Association's (EWA) “Water Manifesto 2020” identifies current challenges for water management in Europe and presents corresponding sustainable solutions in four critical ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:35

  12. Brussels Area Water Shortages Set To Continue

    25 May 2020- 10:06 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Brussels Times Farmers have been warning it would happen for some time, now the water shortage in all of Flanders has reached the back gardens of Overijse, Tervuren and 12 other communes in Flemish Bra ...

    Local Press Report - 05/25/2020 - 10:06

  13. Water-thinking In New EU Biodiversity Strategy For 2030

    19 May 2020- 14:52 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission is set to present new, ambitious measures to address biodiversity challenges and promote a circular economy approach according to a draft document published 7 May by NGO ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:20

  14. Belgian Authorities Blame French Sugar Beet Refinery Leak For Downstream Mass Fish-kill

    3 May 2020- 11:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat TOURNAI, Belgium 50-70 tonnes of fish have died in Wallonia, Belgium, blamed on contamination from a leak in a settling pond at a sugar beet refinery across the border in France. Tereos, owners of the processing ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:09

  15. EU Supports International Project To "Mine" Nutrients, Minerals And Energy From Wastewater

    21 Apr 2020- 11:41 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS TU Delft The European Commission has signed the grant agreement for WATER MINING, a 17 million euro project aimed at demonstrating innovative water resource solutions. As part of the project, demonstration ...

    Local Press Report - 04/21/2020 - 11:42

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