Ministers want weaker combustion plant pollution limits

EU environment ministers have agreed to weaken emission limits and provide more flexibility to operators of medium-sized combustion plants

EU environment ministers have agreed to weaken emission limits and provide more flexibility to operators of medium-sized combustion plants.

At the Environment Council on Wednesday ministers approved a position to weaken the emission limits the plants will have to meet under a new law.

They also want to exempt a range of plants from compliance, including refineries and other installations already covered by the Industrial Emissions Directive, and plants located on remote islands.

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