Czechs ponder ETS legal challenge

April 2007
Utility Week;4/20/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on a legal challenge facing the European Commission filed by the Czech Republic over the stance taken by the Commission on national allocation plans (Naps) for the second phase of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). It says that the republic has indicated that it is going to court after being told by the Commission that the amount of emissions allowances in its Nap must be reduced by 15 percent. It adds that neighboring Slovakia has already begun legal proceedings.


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