Danish budget hikes diesel filter subsidy

DKr300m (€40.2m) in subsidies for diesel particle filters heads the list of environmental initiatives in Denmark's 2006 budget agreed on Monday. Environment minister Connie Hedegaard said the measure was intended to ensure that fitting filters would not increase costs for consumers. Other allocations include DKr62m for a new chemical action plan, DKr20m per year for biodiesel research, DKr11m to cut noise pollution and DKr2m to streamline Denmark's environmental appeals process. An extra DKr1bn altogether is to be spent on environment over the next four years, the ministry said. See press release.

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