Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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EU listens to people's concerns in first ever Citizens’ Initiative Right2Water "The way we use water defines the future of humanity...

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Climate change

The EPP Group wants to fight climate change while creating jobs and growth at the same time "We are convinced that a 35% reduction in CO2...

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Hands Washing

EU listens to people's concerns in first ever European Citizens’ Initiative Right2Water "The European Union belongs to the people,...

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Traffic on multiple lane highway

Trucks emit more than 40% of Europe's road transport emissions, yet until now, unlike cars, they didn't have caps on CO2. The European...

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The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety is responsible for sustainable development, environmental policy and environmental protection measures, in particular concerning air, soil and water pollution, waste management and recycling, dangerous substances and preparations, noise levels, climate change, and the protection of biodiversity. It deals with public health, in particular with programmes and specific actions in the field of public health, and with pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. Finally, it tackles food safety issues, in particular the labelling and safety of foodstuffs, veterinary legislation concerning protection against risks to human health and public health checks on foodstuffs and food production systems.

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23.10.2018 - 17:21

Safe and cheap access to water for all Europeans

When we turn on the tap, we rarely think about where the water comes from, or where it goes afterwards. Water seems limitless, and we often forget it is one of our most valuable resources. We...
Boy drinking water from bathroom faucet
Press Release
23.10.2018 - 13:24

Safe and cheap water for everyone

EU listens to people's concerns in first ever Citizens’ Initiative Right2Water "The way we use water defines the future of humanity", said Michel Dantin MEP, the lead...
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Press Release
18.10.2018 - 10:32

Capping CO2 emissions: away with dirty trucks

EPP Group wants to limit CO2 emissions from trucks Today, the Members of the Environment Committee in the European Parliament voted in favour of a revised version of the European Commission's...
Press Release
10.10.2018 - 11:29

Major step forward in reducing plastic waste

EPP Group in favour of new rules to reduce plastic pollution in Europe "Plastic litter is eating up our seas and beaches. If we do not act now, we might not have anything to act on soon...
Climate change
Press Release
03.10.2018 - 11:15

35 percent emissions cuts for cars: good for climate, jobs

The EPP Group wants to fight climate change while creating jobs and growth at the same time "We are convinced that a 35% reduction in CO2 emissions would give the automotive sector the right...
Hands Washing
Press Release
10.09.2018 - 18:52

EPP Group for safe and cheap access to water

EU listens to people's concerns in first ever European Citizens’ Initiative Right2Water "The European Union belongs to the people, and the people have voiced their concerns",...

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Past Events

Alcohol labelling: one-size-fits-all?
18.10.2017 - 16:00

European Commission report on alcohol labelling: one-size-fits-all?

Medical Progress
07.06.2017 - 15:00

Medical Progress: from therapy to human enhancement

Emissions Trading System
04.05.2016 - 14:30

The Emissions Trading System - ETS

For further info: epp-itre@europarl.europa.eu
The future of GMOs in Europe
18.11.2015 - 15:00

The future of GMOs in Europe

To register, contact EPP-GMO-Hearing@ep.europa.eu
Integrated EU policy approach for pharmaceutical sector
30.09.2015 - 14:30

The future of medicine

A strong EU pharmaceutical sector is essential to ensure Europe’s disease prevention capabilities, preparedness and assure our health '...

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