EU announces legal action against late Naps

Commission pursues five states over missing allocation plans, seven others over incomplete emission reports

The European commission has announced further infringement action against the remaining five EU member states that have failed to submit national allocation plans for the second phase of the bloc’s carbon emission trading scheme. The commission is also to take separate action against seven states over emission reporting failures.

In an announcement on Tuesday the commission said Austria, Denmark, Hungary and Italy would be sent final written warnings of court action unless they rapidly submit Naps, which were due by June.

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