The interview took place the day before the parliament's industry, research and energy committee waved through a 'projects of common interest' list that promises EU support to a range of gas pipelines and LNG terminals, despite stiff opposition from environmentalists. The list, adopted in October as one of the last moves by the outgoing Juncker commission and which only the EU executive has the power to amend, was billed as a first test of von der Leyen's green credentials.
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