Policy Review shows need to address the challenge of resource efficiency

Date original post: din, 10/08/2010

Today the 2009 Environment Policy Review was published. It reports on EU policy developments from last year and looks in detail at EU and Member States' environmental trends and policy performance.

Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik said: "The 2009 Environment Policy Review shows that Member States adopted and implemented a variety of environmental policy measures. It gives interesting examples of how environmental objectives can be integrated into other policy areas. Nevertheless, a number of data and trends remain worrying. I see a clear need to sustain the momentum for promoting green growth and for further EU and national policy measures to make Europe more resource efficient".

The 2009 version of the European Policy Review can be found here: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/policyreview.htm

Source : European Commission

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