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  • 16.04.2015

    EP committee draws clear red lines for TTIP concerning food and health

    With an overwhelming majority (59-8-2) the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) gave red light to the TTIP opinion report of Green rapporteur. Green draftsperson, MEP...

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  • 15.04.2015

    Mediterranean refugee tragedy

    European sea rescue programme urgently needed

    Following the capsizing of a boat carrying refugees in the Mediterranean on Monday, which is believed to have led to up to 400 deaths, the Greens have called for a European sea rescue programme,...

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  • 14.04.2015

    Biofuels, land use and climate

    Problems with EU biofuels policy prolonged under compromised new rules

    The European Parliament's environment committee today voted to endorse an agreement reached between the Parliament and EU governments on new EU rules on biofuels. The rules had aimed at curbing the...

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  • 14.04.2015

    Conflict minerals

    Small steps forward for draft transparency rules

    The European Parliament's trade committee today voted on draft EU legislation aimed at preventing conflict minerals through supply chain transparency. The vote improved the original draft law...

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