Parliament divided over stance on disposable plastics

MEPs appear divided over how far the EU should go in its response to plastic pollution after debating the European Commission's proposal on disposable single-use plastics products

MEPs appear divided over how far the EU should go in its response to plastic pollution after debating the European Commission's proposal on disposable single-use plastics products ahead of a plenary vote on Wednesday.

A draft report by the European Parliament’s lead negotiator on the issue, Frédérique Ries (ALDE) was recently passed in the environment committee by 53 votes to 10, calling or greater ambition from lawmakers on the EU response to marine litter.

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