Packaging laws still fail EU requirements

  • 2012-06-27
  • From wire reports
VILNIUS - Two member states have not correctly interpreted or applied EU waste laws: Cyprus (for landfill) and Lithuania (for packaging waste), causing harm to human health and the environment, potentially creating barriers to trade and distorting competition, reports the recommendation of Environment Commissioner Janez Potocnik, the Commission is referring Cyprus to the European Court of Justice and sending Lithuania a reasoned opinion, requesting amendments to its national legislation. If Lithuania fails to reply within two months, the Commission may also refer ...
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