EU pesticides laws agreed

September 28, 2009

The EU Council of Ministers last week formally adopted the final text of the package of new EU laws on pesticides.  These are: Directive on sustainable use of pesticides Regulation on placing of plant protection products on the market (repealing Directives 79/117/EEC and 91/414/EEC) Directive on improving construction and maintenance of machinery for pesticide application […]

What’s coming next from Brussels for golf?

April 21, 2008

The stock of EU legislation on the environment continues to grow. Golf is vulnerable to significant future changes imposed by new laws originating from the EU. Key elements of the golf industry, such as water, fertiliser, use of pesticides, waste and machinery, are all likely to be subject to further EU regulation. See Steve’s article […]