Reports and letters

Below is a list of reports and correspondence where members of the EPA Network have expressed their views.

All publications are written in the name of network members who have given their agreement.

Title Description
Monitoring Circular Economy (IG Green and Circular Economy) May 2017: This discussion paper provides input to the European Commission on their framework for monitoring progress of the transition to the circular economy.
Recommendations EU Plastics Strategy (Cover letter) May 2017: This cover letter was sent to Commissioner Karmenu Vella regarding the recently published “Roadmap on the EU Plastics Strategy” and the recommendations from the EPA Network IG Plastics.
Recommendations EU Plastics Strategy (IG Plastics) April 2017: This discussion paper shares views and recommendations on the Roadmap published by Directorate General Environment prior to the publication of the EU Plastics Strategy.
Final report IG Noise 2011-2017 February 2016: This is a final report summarising the findings of the EPA Network Interest Group on Noise in the period 2011-2017.
Response EFSA Impacts of GM HR Plants January 2016: This is a response from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on the letter and report on Impacts from Genetically Modified Herbicide-Resistant Plants on Biodiversity sent October 2015 by the EPA Network Interest Group on GMOs.
Impacts of GM HR Plants EFSA (Cover Letter) November 2015: This cover letter was sent to Behrnard Url, Executive Director of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) regarding the paper on Impacts from Genetically Modified herbicide resistant plants on Biodiversity from the EPA Network Interest Group on GMOs.
Impacts of GM HR Plants DG AGRI (Cover Letter) November 2015: This cover letter was sent to Jerzy Bodgan, Director General of DG AGRI regarding the paper on Impacts from Genetically Modified herbicide resistant plants on Biodiversity from the EPA Network Interest Group on GMOs.
Impacts of GM HR plants DG SANTE (Cover Letter) November 2015: This cover letter was sent to Ladislav Miko, Deputy Director General in DG SANTE regarding the paper on Impacts from Genetically Modified herbicide resistant plants on Biodiversity from the EPA Network Interest Group on GMOs.
Impacts of Genetically Modified Herbicide-Resistant Plants on Biodiversity (IG GMOs) November 2015: This position paper was prepared by the expert Working Group mandated by the EPA and ENCA network.
Aircaft noise abatement (IG Noise) July 2015: This report describes the present situation and future developments of aircraft noise in Europe.
Response DG SANTE Impacts of GM HR Plants January 2015: This is a response from DG SANTE on the letter and report on the letter and report on Impacts from Genetically Modified Herbicide-Resistant Plants on Biodiversity sent October 2015 by the EPA Network Interest Group on GMOs.
EPA Network Recommendations 7EAP October 2014: EPA Network Recommendations for the new European Commission and European Parliament on implementing the 7th Environment Action Programme
Railway Noise (IG Noise) June 2014: This study provides insight in the sources of rail traffic noise, a relation between noise abatement and the effects on society, a link between improvements and safety and sustainability, and an evaluation of costs of measures and benefits for society.
Letter to ERA on railway traffic (IG Noise) December 2013: This letter regarding rail traffic noise was sent to the European Railway Agency by the EPA Network Interest Group Noise.
Environmental Product Information (IG Sustainable Use of Natural Resources) October 2013: This paper from the EPA Network Interest Group on Sustainable Use of Natural Resources demonstrates the need for better environmental product information and market transparency.
Post market monitoring GMOs (IG GMOs) October 2013: This position paper of the EPA Network and ENCA summarises the views on post market environmental monitoring of GMOs.
EPA Network Letter to Commissioner Potočnik on Framework for environmental inspections June 2013: This EPA Network letter regarding strengthening the EU level framework for environmental inspections and engagement with networks was sent to Commissioner Janez Potočnik in DG Environment.
EPA Network Brochure May 2013: This brochure provides information on the history and structure of the EPA Network and highlights some of the main activities and achievements in the period 2003-2013.
Response Commissioner Hedegaard Climate Change Adaptation November 2012: This is a response from Commissioner Connie Hedegaard on the letter regarding the Climate Change Adaption Strategy sent October 2012 by the EPA Network.
EPA Network Letter to Commissioner Hedegaard on Climate Change Adaptation October 2012: This EPA Network letter regarding strengthening the proposed EU Climate change adaptation strategy was sent to Commissioner Connie Hedegaard.