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  • 19.12.2014

    Greens/EFA Round up

    Debriefing of the Strasbourg plenary week 15-19 December 2014

    Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg plenary included tar sands, EU GMO authorisations, EU Commission's work plans and 'better regulation', European economic governance, EU budget shortfalls,...

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  • 17.12.2014

    Tar sands

    Door opened to tar sands oil in Europe as MEPs fail to reject unclear law

    The European Parliament today narrowly failed to reject new fuel quality rules proposed by the EU Commission, which do not include a separate methodology for assessing greenhouse gas emissions from...

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    EU summit/investment plan

    Mega-wish-list of projects must be tidied up

    EU heads of state and government will meet on Thursday and Friday of this week to consider the investment plan proposed by Commission president Juncker, among other issues. The European Parliament...

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    GMO authorisation

    New scheme fails to change flawed GMO authorisation process

    The European Parliament's environment committee today voted to endorse an agreement on a new scheme for the authorisation of genetically-modified organisms in the EU. The Greens voted against the...

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