Commission monetises environmental neglect [ANALYSIS]

Commission monetises environmental neglect [ANALYSIS]


Failing to implement environment legislation is thought to cost the EU economy around €50 billion every year in health costs and direct costs to the environment. In an effort to deliver better environmental outcomes for people and businesses, the European Commission has issued a communication on better implementation of EU environment law.

Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik said: "EU law is not an invention from Brussels; it is democratically adopted by all member states a...


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