TITLE

Parliament Panel Agrees to Scale Back EU Biofuels Goal

AUTHOR(S)
Sissell, Kara
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Chemical Week;9/22/2008, Vol. 170 Issue 29, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the European Parliament's Industry and Energy Committee has voted 50-2 to scale back the European Commission's previously announced plans to make renewable sources account for 5% of transport fuel consumed in the European Union (EU) by 2015, and 10% by 2020. Committee lawmakers approved the renewable sources mandate but added language that would require a major mid-term review of its feasibility.
ACCESSION #
34625812

 

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