From: Belen Balanya, Corporate Europe Observatory
Rue d’Edimbourg 26, 1050 Brussels.
15 June 2021 RE: Access to Documents related to Hydrogen4EU

Dear DG energy, DG Clima, DG Grow, Secretariat General,

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

1- all correspondence (including email) between 15 April 2021 and 15 June 2021 between Commissioner Simson, Commissioner Timmermans, Commissioner Breton, President van der Leyen and/or their cabinets and/or officials from DG Energy, DG Clima, DG Grow, Secretariat General on one side and representatives of Hydrogen4EU on the other.

2 - list of meetings/videocalls/calls between 15 April 2021 and 15 June 2021 between Commissioner Simson, Commissioner Timmermans, Commissioner Breton, President van der Leyen and/or their cabinets and/or officials from DG Energy, DG Clima, DG Grow, Secretariat General on one side and representatives of Hydrogen4EU on the other.

3 - minutes of the meetings/videocalls/calls mentioned above

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.

To the extent possible, we prefer the documents in electronic format. Documents that cannot be sent in electronic format should be sent to Corporate Europe Observatory, Rue d’Edimbourg 26, 1050 Brussels.

Should my request be denied wholly or partially, please explain the denial or all deletions referring to specific exemptions in the regulation. Also I 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.

Thank you for your assistance.

Belen Balanya
Corporate Europe Observatory

CLIMA-ACCESS-DOCUMENTS@ec.europa.eu, Acción por el Clima

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Dear Ms Belanya,

 

We refer to your request for access to documents dated 16 June 2021,
registered on 16 June 2021 under the above mentioned reference number.

 

We are not in a position to complete the handling of your application
within the time limit of 15 working days, which expires on 07 July 2021.

 

In accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents we have to extend the time limit by 15 working
days, the new deadline is set for 29 July 2021.

 

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

 

Sincerely,

 

Access to Documents team

 

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European Commission

Directorate-General for Climate Action

Av. de Beaulieu 24

1049 Brussels

 

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CLIMA-ACCESS-DOCUMENTS@ec.europa.eu, Acción por el Clima

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Dear Ms Balanya,

 

Enclosed please find a copy of our reply.

 

According to standard operational procedure, the reply is usually also
sent to you by registered post. Please note, however, that due to the
extraordinary health and security measures currently in force during to
the COVID-19 epidemics, which include the requirement for all Commission
non-critical staff to telework, we are unfortunately not in a position to
follow this procedure until further notice.

 

We would therefore appreciate if you could confirm receipt of the present
e-mail by replying to [1][email address].

 

Kind regards,

 

Access to Documents team

 

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European Commission

Directorate-General for Climate Action

Av. de Beaulieu 24

1049 Brussels

 

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