IMPEL key achievements

New: a brochure with some of our sucesses over 2013 and 2014

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IMPEL Review Malta – At a Glance

Outcomes of the IMPEL Review of the Maltese Environmental Protection Agency

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New outreach material: Enforcement Actions Project Abstract

Learn about one of the key IMPEL projects: Waste Shipments Enforcement Actions

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Better Implementation for the Future

A new strategic direction: IMPEL’s focus and priorities for the next few years and its strategy to meet the challenges ahead.

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Latest news

Habitats Directive 31 Mar 2015

Germany to Court over coal power plant in Moorburg

As part of its infringements package the European Commission is taking Germany to Court over its failure to apply the requirements of the Habitats Directive in relation...

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Landfill Directive 31 Mar 2015

Slovenia fails to clean up highly flammable waste tyres according the European Commission

The European Commission is taking Slovenia to Court for its failure to comply with the requirements of EU waste legislation. The case concerns an illegal landfill...

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News 31 Mar 2015

Commission takes the United Kingdom to Court over power plant emissions

The European Commission has referred the United Kingdom to Court due to the absence of a reduction in emissions by the Aberthaw coal-fired power station in Wales....

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News 24 Mar 2015

Watch list published of substances to be monitored in water bodies by Member States

The Commission today published implementing decision on the establishment of a watch list of substances for Union-wide monitoring in water bodies. The monitoring...

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General 23 Mar 2015

IMPEL study confirms that significant challenges remain in implementing EU environmental law

23 March 2015 – The European Union Network for the Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law (IMPEL) today publishes a report of research that looked...

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News 20 Mar 2015

Directors of the EPA Network meet the European Commssion VP Frans Timmermans

A delegation of directors from Environmental Protection Agencies across Europe (EPA Network) met with the First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans...

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Upcoming Events

IED Workshop

April 28, 2015 to April 29, 2015.
Location: Mons, Belgium
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Industry and Air Expert Team

April 29, 2015 to April 30, 2015.
Location: Mons, Belgium
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Enforcement Actions

May 20, 2015 to May 21, 2015.
Location: Landshut, Germany
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Key Highlights

05 Jan 2015

Link to Risk Assessment Tool for the Planning of Environmental Inspections

Easytools IRAM Programme: link to web-based tool.
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14 Aug 2014

IMPEL 2013 Conference Recommendations: Understanding the Implementation Gap, Simpler Legislation and Greater Support for Enforcement Agencies

The IMPEL 2013 Conference on Implementation & Enforcement of Environmental legislation “Working...
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30 Jul 2014

European countries continue to tackle illegal waste shipments together

Regulatory authorities from 30 European countries have joined forces to combat illegal waste shipments....
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