Climate Action

Public Consultation on the evaluation of the Ozone Regulation

01/06/2018 - 24/08/2018
Title

Evaluation of the Ozone Regulation

Policy field(s)

Climate Action

Target group(s)

All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this public consultation.

It is carried out in addition to a targeted consultation where opinions and data were collected from businesses and authorities.

Contributions are particularly sought from:

  • industry players dealing with alternatives to ozone-depleting substances
  • business associations
  • research / education institutions dealing with alternatives to ozone-depleting substances
  • authorities at local, regional or national level
  • legal experts on EU and international law
  • citizens/ consumers
  • non-governmental organisations
Period of consultation

From 01 June 2018 to 24 August 2018

Objective of the consultation

The objectives of the consultation are, to:

  • ensure that all affected and interested stakeholders have the possibility to participate in the consultation;
  • allow stakeholders to provide their feedback on the implementation of the Ozone Regulation;
  • collect data and views in order to understand how and why various measures of the Regulation have or have not led to the expected results;
  • get information on the experience of the affected stakeholders in acting in line with the Regulation, in particular the costs and the benefits of compliance;
  • complement collected data by information on alternatives used by industry for exempted uses (i.e. process agent use, critical use and laboratory use).
How to submit your contribution

In the interests of transparency, the Commission asks organisations who wish to submit comments in the context of public consultations to provide the Commission and the public at large with information about whom and what they represent by registering in the Transparency Register and subscribing to its Code of Conduct. If an organisation decides not to provide this information, it is the Commission's stated policy to list the contribution as part of the individual contributions. (Consultation Standards, see COM (2002) 704, and Communication on ETI Follow-up, see COM (2007) 127 of 21/03/2007). If your organisation is not registered, you have the opportunity to Register now.

Only responses received through the online questionnaire will be taken into account and included in the summary report. The online questionnaire will allow respondents to upload a document, such as a position paper. This document will be published together with the response.

Received contributions will be published on the Internet. It is important to read the specific privacy statement attached to this consultation for information on how your personal data and contribution will be dealt with.

View the questionnaire
Reference documents and other, related consultations
Contact details

Directorate-General Climate Action - Unit A2 - Climate Finance, Mainstreaming, Montreal Protocol

E-mail: clima-ods@ec.europa.eu

Postal address:

European Commission
Directorate-General Climate Action
Unit A2 - Climate Finance, Mainstreaming, Montreal Protocol
B-1049 Bruxelles
Belgium
View the contributions

The Commission will publish the replies shortly after the end of the consultation period.

Results of consultation and next steps

The Commission is committed to providing feedback on consultations. A summary of responses from the public consultation will be published as soon as possible following the end of the consultation.

The information collected during the consultation will feed into a study carried out by consultants who support the Commission in carrying out this evaluation. If you are interested in attending the validation workshop for the study please send an e-mail to the address ODS_regulation_study@ramboll.com, indicating in the subject line “Ozone stakeholder” and that it concerns participation in the workshop.

The results of the entire evaluation will be summarised in an evaluation Staff Working Document (SWD) that is planned to be published in Q2 2019. It will include, in an annex, the Synopsis Report which will summarise the results of all consultation activities undertaken.

Information on the exact timing, access to the consultation activities and outcome will be available on the evaluation page.