The European parliament and EU governments could be heading for conciliation talks over air pollution from motorcycles after the assembly's environment committee yesterday renewed a demand for immediate agreement on binding 2006 emission limits.
The parliament demanded the same step at its first reading of the draft directive tightening motorcycle emission standards (EED 16/02/2001). But EU governments rejected this, agreeing instead to delay a decision until a globally-harmonised "test cycle" for measuring emissions from two-wheelers was developed (EED 08/03/01).
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