Czechs flesh out presidency green policy agenda

Environment minister Bursík confirms focus on air pollutants, industrial emissions, sustainable production

The incoming Czech presidency of the EU will try to advance discussions on new air pollutant emission caps, a revision of industrial emission law and a sustainable production and consumption policy, environment minister Martin Bursík confirmed on Monday (EED 11/06/08).

Mr Bursík was speaking after a meeting with representives of EU member states and candidate countries to discuss Prague's plans for the bloc's environment policy agenda during its six-month stint as chairman of EU business.  The new presidency's main environment policy goal will be helping to broker a new global climate deal (EED 09/06/08).

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