EU electroscrap laws back on the operating table

Florenz report reiterates European parliament demands on WEEE, RoHS, directives

The inter-institutional tug-of-war over future EU electronic waste treatment rules will restart next week when rapporteur MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz tables his second-reading report to the European Parliament's environment committee.

Mr Florenz will call for reinstatement of a series of amendments to directives on waste recycling (WEEE) and substance controls (RoHS) that were rejected by environment ministers last June, an aide told ENDS Europe DAILY today. If the committee and full parliament back him a conciliation over the laws is inevitable (EED 07/06/01).

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