Association of the European Heating Industry (EHI) correspondence

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Dear Sir or Madam,

Referring to Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 on public access to EU documents and to the 'Aarhus Convention' I would herewith like to ask for access to the following:

All documents—including but not limited to correspondence, emails, minutes, notes (hand written or electronic), audio or video recordings, verbatim reports, operational conclusions, lines to take, briefings, and presentations— regarding contact between the department and the Association of the European Heating Industry (EHI) since 1 January 2020.

In consideration of the environment and the current circumstances with the COVID pandemic I would prefer to receive documents electronically.

I would like to make clear I prefer you produce the documents on a rolling basis. At no point should the Commission's search for—or deliberations concerning—certain documents delay the production of others that the Commission has already retrieved and elected to produce.

Should my request be denied wholly or partially, please explain the denial or all deletions referring to specific exemptions in the regulation. Also I would expect the partial release of documents in case of partial exemption according to article 4.6. I reserve the right to appeal.

Please confirm having received this application. I look forward to your reply within 15 business days, according to the regulation.

If anything is unclear or would benefit from further discussion please do not hesitate to contact me by email or on +44 7525 592 738. My address for any written correspondence necessary is Barnaby Pace, Global Witness, Rue Belliard 53, 1000, Bruxelles, Belgique.

Thank you for your assistance.

Yours sincerely

Barnaby Pace

SG ACCES DOCUMENTS, Energy

Dear Madam,

Thank you for your e-mail of 26/05/2022. We hereby acknowledge receipt of
your application for access to documents, which was registered on
30/05/2022 under reference number GESTDEM 2022/3101.

In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days.

The time limit will expire on 21/06/2022. In case this time limit needs to
be extended, you will be informed in due course.

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SG.C.1
Transparency

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SG-DIR-D-0@ec.europa.eu, Energy

Dear Sir Barnaby Pace,

 

We refer to your e-mail of 26/05/2022 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on the same day under reference number
GESTDEM 2022/3101.

 

Your application is currently being handled. However, we will not be in a
position to complete the handling of your application within the time
limit of 15 working days, which expires on 21/06/2022.

 

An extended time limit is needed as the application concerns documents
held by different Services, which must be consulted.

 

Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 12/07/2022.

 

We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Best regards,

The secretariat of Directorate D

 

 

SG UNITE D-2, Energy

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Dear Mr Pace,
We invite you to acknowledge receipt of this email within 5 days.
Regards
SG.D2

Dear SG UNITE D-2,

Thanks you for your response which I'm happy to acknowledge receipt of. Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Barnaby Pace