José Rojo, 10 Jul 2017
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed last week a draft outline of a strategy to tackle emissions from shipping but shied away from a long-term target.
The draft adopted at the week-long talks only sets out the topics that will be addressed in the strategy, which countries agreed to deliver by..
Friday, June 2, 2017
As one of the bigger solid waste producers in the world among global megacities, efficient waste processing has become one of Mexico City's major challenges.
For example, improper waste disposal is usually the cause of clogged drains, which in turn can lead to flooding during the yearly rainy season.
After the 2011 cl..
JUNE 27, 2017
The Trump administration on Tuesday took a major legal step toward repealing a bitterly contested Obama-era regulation designed to limit pollution in about 60 percent of the nation’s bodies of water.
The rule, known as Waters of the United States, or Wotus, had extended existing federal protections of large bodies of wate..
Friday, June 23, 2017
Yamileth Astorga, CEO of Costa Rican water utility AyA, spoke before the national assembly's special permanent committee on the environment to brief members on the so-called comprehensive water resources management bill.
The bill, submitted by AyA in December, is currently being reviewed, according to a national a..
Published June 18, 2017
European Union - Restricted Substances Overview
The European Commission has adopted a new regulation that adds 12 substances of very high concern (SVHCs) to Annex XIV of the REACH Regulation. This annex lists substances the use of which is subject to prior authorization. The REACH Committee of Member State..