Environment Council: extracts from the final common press conference by Andreas Carlgren, Stavros Dimas and Teresa Ribera
On the occasion of the Environment Council, the Ministers for Environment prepared the EU position ahead of the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. Other items on the agenda were an EU strategy for safer and more environmentally friendly scrapping of ships, and conclusions on an eco-efficient economy. Ministers for Environment had a general discussion on a proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament, and of the Council on waste electrical or electronic equipment (WEEE), and a proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament, and of the Council on Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS).
Andreas Carlgren, Swedish Minister for Environment and President in office of the Council, Stavros Dimas, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, and Teresa Ribera Rodríguez, Spanish Secretary of State for Climate Change, gave a final common press conference on 21/10/2009, after the meeting, in Luxembourg. SHOTLISTLINKLINKLINK