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Statement by Connie Hedegaard on the vote by the EP on the backloading proposal

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On 16 April 2013, Connie Hedegaard, Member of the EC in charge of Climate Action, made a statement on the vote by the EP against the EC's backloading proposal. The European Commission had proposed to postpone (back-load) the auctioning of 900 million EU ETS allowances from the years 2013-2015 until 2019-2020. This measure was designed to rebalance supply and demand and to reduce price volatility without any significant impacts on competitiveness.
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Type: Report   Reference: I-077591   Date: 16/04/2013   Duration: 00:35   Personalities: Connie Hedegaard   Location: Strasbourg - EP/Louise Weiss  
Languages: ORIGINAL,

Tags: European Parliament - session , European Union Emission Trading System
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