Governments and MEPs set to clash on WEEE revision

An influential MEP has accused governments of "stubbornly" opposing greater harmonisation of EU rules on waste electrical and electronic equipment as part of an ongoing revision of the 2002 Weee directive.

During a debate on the revision in the parliament's environment committee on Wednesday, German centre-right rapporteur Karl-Heinz Florenz questioned why governments are opposed to a proposal to harmonise the registration process for producers of EEE.

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