Directive 2011/63/EU - Pollution
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Directive 2011/63/EU published 22 June 2011
Pollution - EU
Directive 2011/63/EU amends the analytical methods used to test the quality of petrol and diesel fuels that are in Annexes I and II of Directive 98/70/EC on the environmental specifications of such fuels. Member states have until 21 June 2012 to transpose the Directive into domestic legislation.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a new 'Green Claims Code' to ensure businesses are not misleading consumers about their environmental credentials.
In Elliott-Smith v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the legality of the defendants’ joint decision to create the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) as a substitute for UK participation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).
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