Chelgate Public Affairs Newsletter – August 2018

August 23rd, 2018 by Christopher Morris

Welcome to our new EU Transport Policy Newsletter! September Battles Ahead The European Parliament and European Commission are set to return from Summer Recces with a whole stack of new regulations and directives to agree before the European Commission end their term in October 2019. September is therefore likely to be a hectic month of Read More…

Nothing more permanent than a temporary, or special, tax committee

April 27th, 2018 by Christopher Morris

Our ‘man on the ground’ in Brussels, Chris Morris, has had the honour of posting this week’s ‘A Week in Brussels’ report for PubAffairs. You can read his article below or access it via the PubAffairs website here: There is nothing more permanent than a temporary tax, or so the saying goes. Never is this Read More…

Circular Economy Package

February 16th, 2018 by Christopher Morris

The Circular Economy Package consists of an EU Action Plan for the Circular Economy that establishes a concrete and ambitious programme of action, with measures covering the whole cycle: from production and consumption to waste management and the market for secondary raw materials and a revised legislative proposal on waste. The proposed actions are designed Read More…

Energy Efficiency Regulation – including Ecodesign/Ecolabel/Renewables

February 15th, 2018 by Christopher Morris

The EU has set itself a 20% energy savings target by 2020 (when compared to the projected use of energy in 2020) – this is roughly equivalent to turning off 400 power stations. On 30 November 2016 the Commission proposed an update to the Energy Efficiency Directive including a new 30% energy efficiency target for Read More…

Emissions in the Automotive Sector

February 15th, 2018 by Chelgate Ltd

The Commission also encourages technological development to help protect the environment and reduce air pollution. Emissions from light-duty vehicles Emission limits – regulations on emission limit standards Euro 5 and 6 for light passenger and commercial vehicles have introduced new stricter emission limits Reducing CO2 –EU laws set binding emission targets for new car and Read More…