Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
For the period between 2019 to date:
1. a list of all meetings and/or calls between the Directorate-General Energy and the GD4S lobby group, including any Cabinet Members and/or officials, during which projects on synthetic fuels and/or projects on hydrogen were discussed.
The list should include: date, individuals attending and organisational affiliation, as well as the issues discussed;
- all minutes and other reports of these meetings and/or calls;
- all documents prepared for the purpose of the meetings issued both in preparation and after the meetings took place.
- all correspondence, including attachments (i.e. any emails, mail correspondence or telephone call notes) between the Directorate-General for Energy including any Cabinet Members and/or officials, and GD4S lobby group discussing “synthetic fuel” and/or “hydrogen ”.
2. all documents sent by the GD4S lobby group to the DG Energy related to their synthetic fuel projects and/or their hydrogen projects.
To the extent possible, I prefer documents in electronic format.
Should my request be denied wholly or partially, I kindly request to explain the denial or all redactions 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.
Please confirm receipt of this application. I look forward to receiving your reply within 15 business days, as established by the regulation.
Investigative Reporting Project Italy
Viale Giulio Cesare, 92 - 00192 ROMA
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Access to documents team (cr)
Dear Ms Indiano,
We refer to your e-mail of 13 December 2021 in which you make a request
for access to documents, registered on 13 December 2021 under the above
mentioned reference number. 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 expired on 12
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 02 February
We apologize for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
DG ENERGY – Access to documents team
Email: [email address]
2. mailto:[email address]
Dear [email address],
In last reply you said you had 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 and the new time limit would expire on 02 February 2022. I am still waiting for an answer.
I hope you can write a reply as soon as possible