Day: 10 September 1999
EU: Parliament approves new Environment Commissioner
Incoming Environment Commissioner, Margot Wallström, won enthusiastic support from MEPs after a parliamentary hearing in which she pledged to pursue the early adoption of a 6th Action Plan for the Environment and give the Parliament equal powers of decision over its content.
Industry group calls for end to UK ban on power stations
The Utility Buyers' Forum (UBF) has called on the Government to ends its moratorium on the construction of gas-fired power stations to help assist industry in the run-up to the Climate Change Levy and the New Electricity Trading Arrangements (NETA).
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