Denmark warns against rushing alien species discussions

The measures the European Commission is proposing to address alien species could be unduly expensive and damage the EU's reputation overseas, Denmark told European environment minsters on Friday

Proposed EU measures to tackle invasive alien species could be unduly expensive and damage the EU’s reputation, Denmark has warned. It does not want the regulation rushed through before the European Parliament elections next summer.

Other member states are happier with the proposal, they indicated at an environment ministers' meeting in Brussels on Friday But some ministers expressed concern about the potential costs and requested more information from the European Commission on the financial support that would be available,

Please sign in to access this article. To subscribe, view our subscription options, or take out a free trial.

Please enter your details

Forgotten password?

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
or call 020 8267 8120

Not a subscriber?

Take a free trial now to discover the critical insights and updates our coverage offers subscribers.