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Extracts from the press conference by Janez Potočnik, on an EC proposal that aimed to reduce the use of single-use plastic carrier bags

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On 4 November 2013, Janez Potočnik, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, gave a press conference following the adoption by the EC of the proposal that requires Member States to reduce their use of lightweight plastic carrier bags. Member States can choose the measures they find most appropriate, including charges, national reduction targets or a ban under certain conditions. Lightweight plastic bags are often used only once, but can persist in the environment for hundreds of years, often as harmful microscopic particles that are known to be dangerous to marine life in particular.
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Type: Press conference - summary   Reference: I-083207   Date: 04/11/2013   Duration: 02:54
Personalities:   Potočnik, Janez  
Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont  
Languages: ORIGINAL

Tags: Consumer policy | Environmental policy | Environmental protection | Plastic
RAPID: INFO PRESS, MEMO,
© European Union, 2013   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
Director: Emmanuel Coundouris
Architect: Berlaymont 2000, André Polak, Jean Gilson, Jean Polak,Lucien de Vestel
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