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Cefic Reacts to Ministers' Call for 30% EU Emissions Cut

11:13 AM MDT | July 16, 2010 | Alex Scott

U.K.’s climate secretary Chris Huhne, Germany’s federal environment minister Norbert Röttgen, and France’s environment minister Jean-Louis Borloo in an open letter, have called on the European Union (EU) to raise its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target to 30% by 2020, up from its current position of a 20% cut. The open letter has angered Cefic’s director general Hubert Mandery, because it “causes uncertainty” among those in the energy intensive sectors. “We need a a coherent policy and long term security...

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