EU environment ministers agreed rules on limiting emissions and uses of fluorinated greenhouse gases (f-gases) in Luxembourg on Thursday. The deal displeased countries in favour of stricter controls: Denmark and Austria voted against; Sweden, Belgium and Portugal abstained.
As expected, instead of the single f-gases regulation proposed by the European Commission ministers have backed the creation of two laws: a directive on phasing out HFCs from mobile air conditioning systems (macs) and a separate regulation on f-gases in other applications (EED 07/10/04).
Please enter your details
Not a subscriber?
Take a free trial now to discover the critical insights and updates our coverage offers subscribers.