Dear DG Environment,
I write with respect to the Commission’s discussions with the UK with regards to the UK’s proposed Transitional National Plan (TNP) which permits a gradual reduction of pollutant emissions from the large combustion plants covered by it over the period 2016 to 2020.
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, and under the Aarhus Directive on public access to environmental information (Directive 2003/4/EC) I am requesting the following:
1) Any document and copies of all correspondence (including emails and minutes of meetings) sent to or received from the UK’s DEFRA and DG Environment officials, including the Commissioner (or representatives of) concerning or mentioning the UK’s proposed TNP under the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) 2010/75/EU, from October 20th 2015 to the present.
2) Any document and copies of all correspondence (including emails, minutes of meetings and any other reports of meetings), sent to or received from the UK’s DEFRA and DG Environment officials, including the Commissioner (or representatives of ) concerning or mentioning the UK’s proposed TNP under the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) 2010/75/EU which have not been published prior to the 20th October 2015.
I would prefer the information in electronic format.
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DG ENV Unit C.4. – Industrial Emissions & Safety
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