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Agenda: The key policy discussions and events to look out for next week ...

The European Parliament is back in Strasbourg this week for the plenary session, voting on stricter limits on persistent organic pollutants, a common charger for electronic devices, calling for an... Read more

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EU energy ministers voice ‘big concerns’ about climate impact of Nord Stream leaks

The EU Council approved emergency legislation on Friday aimed at addressing the bloc’s spiralling energy costs, while expressing concern about the climate and environmental impact of recent Nord Stream gas leaks.

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News in brief: EU mercury disposal deadline given three-year extension

In other news this week: Rules on the safe disposal of mercury would get a three-year extension under draft legislation published by the Commission, 100 more local governments join the EU mission for adapting to climate change, and the biomethane sector joins a new industrial partnership.

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Nine EU countries warned over failure to ban single-use plastics

Seven countries have just two months to implement the 2019 Single Use Plastics Directive or face a court referral, while France and Denmark have also been put on formal notice.

Energy

Commission resists pressure for gas price cap

The European Commission has outlined additional interventions in gas markets ahead of an extraordinary ministerial meeting on Friday, but fails to heed calls from a majority of member states for a wholesale price ceiling for natural gas.

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MEPs oppose tapping ETS reserve to fund shift away from Russian energy

The European Parliament’s environment committee has rejected a proposal to flood the EU carbon market with emissions allowances held in a market stability reserve.

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