EU Sets 7-Year Green Growth Plan Amid Health Concerns

Law360, New York (November 21, 2013, 2:53 PM EST) -- The European Union on Wednesday approved a seven-year environmental plan aimed at pushing green and sustainable growth and addressing the increasingly pronounced negative effects of environmental degradation on human health and well-being in the bloc.

Following a year of deliberations, the European Commission and European Parliament signed into law a program dubbed, "Living Well, Within the Limits of Our Planet," which outlines a series of steps to increase protections for nature, promote efficient and low-carbon growth and place a check on health risks related to environmental...
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