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Industry

Industry releases thousands of different chemicals into the environment

Industrial activities are a source of pressure on the environment in the form of emissions to the atmosphere and water ecosystems, waste generation and resource consumption. Even though releases of pollutants by European industry have generally decreased over the last decade, the impacts and costs of pollution from industry remain high.

EEA-33 – Industrial pollution profile 2020

These country profiles summarise key data related to industry: its relevance with respect to economic contributions, energy and water consumption, as well as air and water emissions and waste generation.

Published: 29 Mar 2021

Monitoring and reporting results for Horizon 2020 regional initiative

Published: 21 Sep 2020

This joint EEA and UNEP/MAP report takes stock of the progress achieved and challenges ahead in the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Horizon 2020 initiative for a cleaner Mediterranean (H2020).

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