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Recently published on the European Parliament website are the 533 amendments to the Proposal for a directive on Industrial Emissions (IED), tabled by MEPs before the 11-September deadline. The Environment Committee is scheduled to vote on the amendments on Wednesday 5 November. However, as ENVI has not had the opportunity to consider the amendments before… » read more

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With fine timing, the Green Alliance in London has released a new publication A Last Chance for Coal: Making CCS a Reality that brings into focus the many aspects of current debates in Europe about the future of coal. A launch event will be held in Portcullis House (the new annex to the UK Parliament)… » read more

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Tentative projects list

Here is a list of the known CCS projects that are have been annouced or at some stage of planning. The list is compliled by certain individial staff based on the basis of press reports, word-of-mouth and other informal communications. It has no official status of any kind.

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UPDATED. Here is the roll-call data print-out from the Davies Report Article 32 vote last Tuesday. Here too is the roll-call data presented in (unofficial) table form with political groups shown in colour.

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Here’s a clean version of the Emission Performance Standard (Article 32) text as adopted in ENVI yesterday (1-page PDF).

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Here are a couple of stories on today events in EP.ENVI.Reuters: EU vote backs tough carbon caps for power plantsBloomberg: EU seeks rise in offsets (last few paragraphs) Also covered by ENDS Daily and Point Carbon, but these are subscription channels.(You can use ‘comments’ to add other stories you find.)

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