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EU passes F-gas revision at first reading

EUROPE: As expected, the revision proposal to the European F-gas regulation (517/2014) was passed at its first parliamentary reading in Strasbourg today.

Of 581 votes cast, 457 were in favour with only 92 against and 32 abstentions.

Further information here.

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EUROPE: The European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) has expressed its disappointment with the F-gas regulation revision and says it will prolong the reliance on fossil fuels. Read more…

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