Network reports and correspondence
Members of the EPA Network have expressed their views in the following reports and correspondence:
Genetically Modified Organisms - The joint Interest Group of the EPA and ENCA Networks compiled a paper on various impacts of herbicide-resistant plants on biodiversity. The paper has been shared with the European Commission's DG SANTE and DG AGRI, and the European Food Safety Authority. It makes a case for comprehensive environmental risk assessment of herbicide-resistant GMOs, if further loss of biodiversity is to be prevented.
Noise - The Interest Group Noise Abatement presented a technical report on aircraft noise abatement in Europe.
7th Environmental Action Programme (EAP) - A paper by a group of 22 EPA Network member organisations with recommendations for implementing the 7th EAP.
Noise - The Interest Group Noise Abatement presented its progress report on measures against rail traffic noise.
GMOs - A position paper by members of the Interest Group on risk assessment and monitoring of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) - Steps towards a comprehensive post market environmental monitoring of genetically modified organisms.
Natural Resources -Increasing market transparency with environmental product information - Report from the Interest Group on Sustainable Use of Natural Resources (December 2013)
Noise - Letter from the Interest Group on Noise Abatement to the European Railway Agency regarding rail traffic noise. (December 2013)
Environmental inspections - Letter to Commissioner Potočnik regarding the recent consulation on options for strengthening the EU level framework for environmental inspections and engagement with networks. (June 2013)
EPA Network brochure
The EPA Network brochure was agreed at the Copenhagen plenary meeting in May 2013.
It provides information on the history and structure of the Network and highlights some
of the main activities and achievements over the last 10 years.
Better Regulation - 6EAP public consulation response by the EPA Network- April 2011
2010 and earlier
7EAP - Letter to Environment Commissioner on 7th Environment Action Programme - October 2010