Energy-intensive industry continues to call for free EU CO2 permits

Energy-intensive industry continues to call for free EU CO2 permits
 

A group of 15 European energy-intensive industry associations called in a statement on Tuesday for the European Parliament to reject a tiered approach to handing out free EU carbon permits to industry and to keep full free allocation.
Many energy-intensive industries say higher costs for carbon in Europe raises the risk of businesses moving to regions where pollution regulations are less strict.
The group includes the European Cement Association, the Confederation of European Paper Industries, the European Precious Metals Federation, the European Copper Institute, the European Chemical... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Business, Views: 47
Source: Reuters
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