Month: January 2001
Amid growing concern, UN examines depleted uranium sites in Bosnia
Responding to concern from peacekeeping forces and Bosnians, a United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) team has begun tests on depleted uranium (DU) sites, whilst the European Parliament has voted to propose a moratorium on the weapons’ use.
UK, Spain, Greece and Finland to go to court over pollution
The European Commission has decided to refer the four nations to the European Court of Justice for failure to implement the Directive on Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC), one of the Community’s major pieces of recent environmental legislation.
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