23 November 2016: Revision of the NEC Directive


On 23 November 2016 the European Parliament approved the informal deal struck with the Council last June. The agreement concerns the proposed Commission’s directive on the reduction of national emissions of major atmospheric pollutants by setting higher annual caps.

After the Parliament’s vote, the text has been submitted to the Council, where it is expected to be adopted in first reading.

Please find enclose the links to the Parliament’s press release and the formal adopted text.

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//NONSGML+TA+P8-TA-2016-0438+0+DOC+PDF+V0//EN (adopted text)

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