Biofuels proposals adopted by narrow majority

Biofuels

The European parliament has narrowly voted to adopt proposals which aim to reduce the environmental impact of biofuel production, particularly those resulting from indirect land use change (ILUC).

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Biofuels proposals divide policymakers and stakeholders

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As we go to press, MEPs are set to vote on parliament’s particularly contentious biofuels proposal. Kayleigh Lewis reports.

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MEPs set to vote on divisive biofuel and land use proposals

Biofuels

New proposals which aim to limit the amount of biofuels that can be used in transport fuels continue to divide opinion among policymakers and stakeholders.

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Biofuels vote receives mixed reaction

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The European parliament’s environment, public health and food safety committee has controversially adopted proposals to limit the amount of biofuels that can be used in transport fuels.

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Commission proposes cap on biofuels production

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Energy commissioner Günther Oettinger and climate action commissioner Connie Hedegaard have announced commission proposals to cap the production of food-based biofuels at the present levels.

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