Czech Chamber of Deputies

Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the reduction of national emissions of certain atmospheric pollutants and amending Directive 2003/35/EC

Scrutiny details

Subsidiarity deadline: 17/02/2014
Scrutiny Information

Scrutiny date: 06/03/2014

Subsidiarity Concern:

No Important information to exchange

No Veto

Information on parliamentary scrutiny

The government submitted EU documents 18165/13, 18167/13, 18170/13, 18155/13 to the Chamber of Deputies on 3/1/2013.

Committee for European Affairs decided on 1/23/2014 by resolution No. 12 to discuss the document and appointed the member Mr. Jan Zahradníkas rapporteur.

Committee for European Affairs at its 6th meeting on 3/6/2014 by resolution No. 28

1. takes into account this communication, the proposal for the decision and proposals for the directives

2. welcomes the initiative of the European Parliament and the Council concerning further improvement of the air quality in Europe as an open discussion on the long-term direction of the regulatory framework for pollutant emissions in the EU

3. supports the governments framework position on the documents, in particular its efforts to enforce the smallest difference of the proposal for a decision and the proposal for a Directives from the current Czech legislation

4. declares that the measures could contribute to higher energy prices and consequently to lower the competitiveness of the industry in the EU, which may be in conflict with EU strategies reindustrialisation

5. requests the government in relation to the proposal for a Directive on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from medium combustion plants to elaborate an evaluation of its potentional contribution to reduce the pollution and its economic impact on operators of these combustion plants, which would serve as a basis for further clarification of the position of Czech Republic

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