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In a surprise turnaround, the Environment Committee has adopted Amendment 500, less than an hour after reject a similar compromise amendment (number 16) by just one vote. Moments before the vote, rapportuer Chris Davies assured the commiittee that in negotiations with Council, every effort would be made to avoid negative impacts on those states most… » read more

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While I don’t know exactly how well it will work, I plan on Tuesday to be posting near-to-real time updates on ENVI voting results here on CCS Wire. Wireless broadband connections inside Parliament are not a problem. Much more uncertain will be the flow of events in the room and so other demands on my… » read more

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Fourteen organisations – including major utilities, equipment suppliers and oil & gas companies – have issued a joint statement calling on MEPs to adopted Amendment-500 (now re-cast as Compromise Amendment 16) as part of the Doyle Report to be adopted by the EP Environment Committee next Tuesday morning. If ultimately successful, the amendment will harness… » read more

Posted by markjohnston

Hot from the legislative furness that is the European Parliament (!), here are the tabled compromise amendments 1-26 that are now expected to form a major part of the Davies Report when adopted in the ENVI committee next Tuesday afternoon. (N.B. the tabling of these texts does not remove the possibility of later changes, including… » read more

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