Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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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Flooded house in flood waters

European Parliament to back renewed European Civil Protection Mechanism The European Parliament is expected to back a renewed and improved EU...

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Environment Committee backs stronger EU disaster relief

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved draft legislation to step up EU disaster relief. Authored by the EPP Group’s...

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The EPP Group wants to double EU spending on cancer research by 2024, committing itself to fighting cancer. The biggest group in 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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20.06.2018 - 16:02

Reducing risks of antibiotic resistance for humans

"This is a big step for public health. We will reduce the consumption of antibiotics in farm animals, which are an important source of antibiotic resistance then transmitted to humans....
Statistics, Finance, Stock Exchange and Accounting
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20.06.2018 - 08:58

The deal will give us a modern and flexible Energy Union

“We managed to strike a good deal which will put the EU on track towards realising the Energy Union and building the European energy markets on competition and market-based price formation,...
Traffic on multiple lane highway
Press Release
12.06.2018 - 10:50

First step towards limiting CO2 emissions from trucks

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 Parliament is today expected to confirm an agreement...
Flooded house in flood waters
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30.05.2018 - 15:15

No EU country will be left alone to face natural disasters

European Parliament to back renewed European Civil Protection Mechanism The European Parliament is expected to back a renewed and improved EU Civil Protection Mechanism, first established in 2013...
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Press Release
17.05.2018 - 13:22

EPP Group in favour of capping CO2 emissions for trucks

EPP Group backs Commission’s proposal to cut CO2 emissions for trucks, but urges that we remain realistic The EPP Group in the European Parliament welcomes today's legislative proposal...
Environment Committee backs stronger EU disaster relief
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17.05.2018 - 12:00

Environment Committee backs stronger EU disaster relief

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved draft legislation to step up EU disaster relief. Authored by the EPP Group’s Elisabetta Giardini, it would update a voluntary...

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