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  • Jernkontoret (Sweden)
    16 november 2017 Company/business organisation
    Jernkontoret (Sweden)

    Europas vatten ska enligt EU:s ramdirektiv för vatten (RDV, eng. Water Framework Directive) senast 2027 uppnå god ekologisk och kemisk status. Under nuvarande tillämpning av RDV så används ett statiskt referensförhållande för att bedöma vattenkvalitet. Referensförhållandet ska enligt direktivet motsvara ett ”undisturbed state”. Inför revidering av RDV och efter de många inspel som både forskare och myndigheter gjort i debatten, så ifrågasätter...

  • Pestizid Aktions-Netzwerk e.V. (PAN Germany) (Germany)
    16 November 2017 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Pestizid Aktions-Netzwerk e.V. (PAN Germany) (Germany)

    Water is one of our humankind’s most valuable resources. But this resource is under threat. The EU Water Framework Directive’s (WFD) main objective is to protect and enhance freshwater resources by achieving good status of EU waters. The concept of good status for waters is derived from components of a water body's ecological and chemical status. The fact that 80 percent of the EU Water bodies did not reach the 2015 objectives of the WFD, must...

  • National Farmers Union (United Kingdom)
    16 November 2017 Trade union
    National Farmers Union (United Kingdom)

    The NFU represents 55,000 farmer and grower members in England and Wales, involved in 46,000 farming businesses. In addition, we have 55,000 countryside members with a wider interest in farming and the countryside. NFU welcomes the evaluation roadmap for the upcoming fitness check of the Water Framework Directive (WFD), its daughter directives and the Floods Directive. Water is an essential production resource for agriculture and is critical...

  • Deutscher Bauernverband (Germany)
    16 November 2017 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Deutscher Bauernverband (Germany)

    Feedback des DBV – Evaluierungsfahrplan zum Fitness-Check der Wasserrahmenrichtlinie (WRRL) Der DBV begrüßt für seine Mitglieder den Fahrplan für den Fitness-Check der WRRL und Tochterrichtlinien sowie der Hochwasserrichtlinie. Wasser ist das wichtigste Lebensmittel sowohl für Mensch als auch Tiere und Pflanzen und die Natur. Wasser ist eine essenzielle Produktionsgrundlage für die Landwirtschaft, sowohl für die pflanzliche Erzeugung am Feld...

  • COPA and COGECA - European farmers and agri-cooperatives (Belgium)
    16 November 2017 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    COPA and COGECA - European farmers and agri-cooperatives (Belgium)

    Representing European farmers and agri-cooperatives, COPA and COGECA welcome the evaluation roadmap for the upcoming fitness check of the Water Framework Directive (WFD), its daughter directives and the Floods Directive. Water is an essential production resource for agriculture and is critical for feeding the growing world population (farmers will have to produce 70% more food by 2050). Especially in the context of a rapidly changing...

  • Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) (Belgium)
    16 November 2017 Business association
    Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) (Belgium)

    Additional material attached to the SNE contribution.

  • Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) (Belgium)
    16 November 2017 Business association
    Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) (Belgium)

    Additional material attached to the SNE contribution.

  • European Federation of Public Service Unions (Netherlands)
    16 November 2017 Trade union
    European Federation of Public Service Unions (Netherlands)

    European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) views are that in response to the European Citizen’s Initiative on the human right to water that collected nearly 2 million signatures (www.right2water.eu), the European Commission announced that the debate about water at European level had completely changed after it. We notice however the same old logic on water issues that gives shape now to the fitness check. The documents and methodology...

  • Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) (Belgium)
    16 November 2017 Business association
    Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) (Belgium)

    SNE welcomes the Commission Fitness Check of the Water Framework Directive and the Floods Directive. As mentioned in the Roadmap, “water is essential for many economic activities and for the environment”. This statement is very valid for the manufacturing and reconstitution of foods (including foods for infants and young children (IYC)). SNE would like to particularly relate the pivotal contribution of water to the presence of chlorate in food...

  • Grupo de trabajo Directiva Marco del Agua Paloma López MEP (Spain)
    16 Noviembre 2017 Other
    Grupo de trabajo Directiva Marco del Agua Paloma López MEP (Spain)

    El document adjunto recoge las principales conclusiones extraídas durante la jornada realizada en Bruselas los días 6 y 7 de noviembre de 2017. Dicha jornada fue promovida por la eurodiputada Paloma López (GUE/NGL) y en ella participaron miembros de diversas entidades, plataformas y colectivos que trabajan la cuestión del agua en el Estado español. La jornada contó asimismo con la apertura por parte del Director General de Medio Ambiente de...