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 […]

Golf and EU policies

April 21, 2008

For golf, the priority so far has been on the large and increasing stock of EU legislation on environmental issues. Much of this legislation has already impacted on golf. Water and pesticides are amongst the most important EU environment policy areas for golf: The Water Framework Directive is currently being implemented. The Directive’s environmental objectives […]