Day: 24 September 1999
EP environment chair warns of “trench warfare” with Council of Ministers
A period of "trench warfare" between the EU Council of Ministers and the European Parliament (EP) was predicted at a meeting of the EP Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy this week by committee chairman Mrs Caroline Jackson.
EU: Environment Ministers to debate lower national emissions ceilings
European environment ministers face a last chance to bring leadership to a lacklustre international emissions reduction protocol, as they decide on national emission ceilings for certain atmospheric pollutants at the next Environment Council meeting on 12 October.
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