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EU unveils revised recycling targets

Strategy to move to a ‘circular economy’ sets target to reduce landfill, but does not contain full resource efficiency indicators.

A small boat with fishermen aboard arrives to a fishing boat in Matosinhos

Ministers to discuss EU rules on discards

Fisheries ministers will next week discuss a proposal that aims at adjusting EU law to eliminate the practice of throwing unwanted fish back into the sea.  The EU earlier this year agreed …

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Italy's environment policy

The Italian government has a lot of work to do to improve its environmental record.

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Member states reach compromise on biofuel

The compromise would limit the use of biofuel to meet EU targets, but would provide member states with a long list of exceptions.