Lobbying on ETS - half December 2015- half April 2016

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From: Belen Balanya

Brussels, 17 April 2016

RE: Access to Documents related to ETS review

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

- all correspondence (including email) since 15 December 2015 between the Commissioner for Growth and/or her cabinet and/or officials and representatives of DG Growth on one hand and representatives from BusinessEurope, CEFIC, Eurofer, the European Rountable for Industrialists (ERT), The Alliance of Energy Intensive Industries, Gas Naturally, Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Eurelectric, Cembureau, ZEP (Zero Emissions Platform), RWE, Repsol, Shell, ArcellorMital, BASF, IFIEC Europe, BDI (Federation of German Industries), the European Bioeconomy Alliance and/or Lafarge on the other, in which the issue of the review of the EU ETS Directive was addressed.

- list of meetings since 15 December 2015 between representatives of DG Growth on one hand (excluding the Commissioner for Growth and/or her cabinet and the Director General) and representatives from BusinessEurope, CEFIC, Eurofer, the European Rountable for Industrialists (ERT), The Alliance of Energy Intensive Industries, Gas Naturally, Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Eurelectric, Cembureau, ZEP (Zero Emissions Platform), RWE, Repsol, Shell, ArcellorMital, IFIEC Europe, BDI (Federation of German Industries), the European Bioeconomy Alliance, BASF and/or Lafarge on the other, in which the issue of the review of the EU ETS Directive was addressed.

- minutes of meetings listed 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

Note: See Regulation (EC) n. 1367/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 September 2006 on the application of the provisions of the Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters to Community Institutions and bodies (hereinafter "Aarhus Regulation")

Belen Balanya
Corporate Europe Observatory

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Dear Ms Balanya,
 
Thank you for your e-mail  dated 17/04/2016.  We hereby acknowledge
receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered
on 18/04/2016 under reference number GestDem 2016/2068.
 
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
12/05/2016. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
informed in due course.
 
You have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website. Please note
that this is a private website which has no link with any institution of
the European Union. Therefore the European Commission cannot be held
accountable for any technical issues or problems linked to the use of this
system.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
The access to documents team
European Commission
DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Unit A5
 
 

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Dear Ms Balanya,

 

Please find enclosed the reply to your request.

 

Kind regards,

 

 

 

Eva LEFEBVRE-FOLTÝNOVÁ

 

 

European Commission

DG GROWTH

(DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs)

 

Unit C.1 (Clean Technologies and Products)

 

BREY 10/220

Avenue d'Auderghem 45

B-1049 Brussels/Belgium

+32 2 29 52898

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Dear Ms Balanya,

 

I’m sorry for the mistake – I forgot to put the documents in annexe.

 

Now they are enclosed.

 

Regards,

 

 

 

Eva LEFEBVRE-FOLTÝNOVÁ

 

 

European Commission

DG GROWTH

(DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs)

 

Unit C.1 (Clean Technologies and Products)

 

BREY 10/220

Avenue d'Auderghem 45

B-1049 Brussels/Belgium

+32 2 29 52898

[1][email address]

 

 

 

From: GROW C1
Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2016 1:58 PM
To: '[FOI #2791 email]'
Cc: GROW ACCES DOCUMENTS
Subject: Reply to your application for access to documents - Ref GestDem
No 2016/2068

 

Dear Ms Balanya,

 

Please find enclosed the reply to your request.

 

Kind regards,

 

 

 

Eva LEFEBVRE-FOLTÝNOVÁ

 

 

European Commission

DG GROWTH

(DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs)

 

Unit C.1 (Clean Technologies and Products)

 

BREY 10/220

Avenue d'Auderghem 45

B-1049 Brussels/Belgium

+32 2 29 52898

[2][email address]

 

 

 

 

 

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