Day: 18 March 2005
EU states fail to find enthusiasm for biofuels
EU governments are largely failing to comply with requirements under a 2003 directive on increasing use of biofuels in transport, the European Commission revealed on Wednesday. A senior oil industry official claimed the situation showed the rules should be rethought.
Government backtracks over NAP to issue lower level allowances to industry
The Government has been forced to backtrack over its plan to weaken the National Allocation Plan (NAP) determining the level of greenhouse gases the country is allowed to emit, and issue allowances based on its original plan issued in April last year.
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