Energy-CO2 tax is dead

August 1994
Chemical Week;8/3/1994, Vol. 155 Issue 4, p6
Trade Publication
Reports that the European Union (EU) council of finance ministers has abandoned the proposed energy-carbon dioxide tax due to serious reservations from the EU member states. United Kingdom's move to block the proposal.


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