The European Green Deal announced that to protect Europe’s citizens and ecosystems, the EU needs to move towards a zero pollution ambition, and better prevent and remedy pollution from air, water, soil, and consumer products.
”Maatalous, maaseudun kehittäminen, ympäristö” erityisjaosto (NAT) - Related Opinions
In November 2021, during the Slovenian Presidency of the EU Council, the European Commission is expected to issue a report on the implementation of the Directive. The report will be presented to the Special Committee on Agriculture and possibly to the EU Council of Agriculture Ministers under the agenda item Miscellaneous.
The EU chemicals strategy aims to address the cumulative and combined effects of chemicals, including pesticides, stressing a need to accelerate work on methodologies that ensure existing provisions can be fully implemented.
The strategy is intended as a first step towards a zero pollution ambition for a toxic-free environment, as announced in the European Green Deal.