Several EU governments still have "serious doubts" over proposals to reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions from transport fuels by 10 per cent over a decade. Their reservations appear in the latest compromise plan tabled by the Portuguese EU presidency.
The European commission proposed the lifecycle emission target earlier this year as part of a revision of the fuel quality directive. After early scepticism (EED 12/06/07) governments recently seemed to be converging in its support (EED 06/09/07).
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