The latest synthesis report released by the European Environmental Agency assesses environmental trends and the slow progress made on improvements. The report notes that just 53% of European freshwater bodies are expected to be in good ecological condition this year, even despite the number of regulatory bodies in place, signaling an increased urgency for aquatic ecosystem protection.
Although European member states have made significant advances when it comes to point source pollution control, non-point pollution from urban and agricultural areas, such as nitrate pollution still has a way to go. The report points to specific …
Water Vision for Europe
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