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German industry does not question the Water Framework Directive (WFD), including its management objectives, as such. However, since about 80% of the water bodies in Europe will not reach the objectives of the Water Framework Directive by 2027, the regulatory approach and the regulatory objective of the WFD must be revised. In particular, the interplay between objectives and possibilities of deviation must be subject to a fundamental review....
Given the strong link between WFD and Marine Strategy Frameworks Directive (2008/56) - geographical and thematic overlapping -, and the major importance of river basin management for the quality of marine environment, maybe the MSFD should be included in some way in the scope of this fitness check.