IMPEL’s 7th Newsletter

12 Nov 2015

Today IMPEL launched its 7th newsletter, with in this issue insight on how members share experiences on hydraulic fracturing of shale deposits, the outcomes of IMPEL’s first Soil Conferene and best practices on access to environmental information and much more. Access the newsletter here. ...
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IMPEL Board meets Spanish Network of Environmental Inspectorates

24 Sep 2015

Today the IMPEL Board is meeting with representatives of the Spanish Network of Environmental Inspectorates – REDIA. The meeting, which is kindly hosted by the Spanish Environment Ministry in Madrid, provides the opportunity for both networks to present their work and explore areas for furhter strenghtening activities related to environmental inspections and permitting. IMPEL meets with […]...
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Registration for the IMPEL Soil Conference still open!

23 Sep 2015

IMPEL is organising the 2015 Soil Conference, with the scope of sharing experiences and to support the implementation of best practices about soil protection among Practitioners at EU level. The context is the “International Year of Soils (IYS)”, declared by the United Nations for this year and, in general the opportunity of developing at awareness raising […]...
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Study Finds Extended Producer Responsibility Needs Redesign for Circular Economy

20 Jul 2015

A new study commissioned by Zero Waste Europe finds majority of product waste not covered by current Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes and calls for redesigning it in order to move towards a circular economy. Key findings from the new study covering 15 European cities have been published last week, in advance of the publication of […]...
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Treatment plants in Danube basin often oversized and unsustainable – say EU Auditors

14 Jul 2015

A report published today by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) makes important recommendations for improving the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of the urban waste water treatment plants in the Danube river basin. While EU spending played a key role in helping the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia achieve progress in meeting important EU water policy objectives, […]...
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IMPEL’s 6th Newsletter Out Now

13 Jul 2015

Today IMPEL published its 6th newsletter. It opens with the sad message of the passing of a dear and dedicated IMPEL colleague, Martin Baranyai. The newsletter highlights one of his key activities: the practical implementation of the EU Timber Regulation. Other news items include the outcomes of IMPEL project team and expert team meetings on the […]...
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