In March 2016, the European Commission published its Proposal for a Regulation on CE marked fertilising products, which contains new rules for the harmonisation of growing media and soil improvers. The proposal is an important first step, but more work is necessary to shape a clear and workable framework for the growing media industry. Read more in the News section.
Seven months after the European Commission launched its strategy for an Energy Union, nearly 50 participants gathered at the historic premises of the Estonian Parliament in Tallinn on 30 September to discuss the challenges and opportunities of local fuels, including energy-peat. Read more in the News section.
The Energy Union: A big opportunity to think local? Read Jaakko Silpola's blog on Europe's need for security-of-supply driven policy and how the energy-peat industry will play its part in the new Energy Union package. Read more in the News section.