Meetings with chemical industry

Olivier Petitjean a fait une demande de Accès à l'information à Action pour le climat

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Olivier Petitjean

Dear Climate Action,

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:

All documentation (including but not limited to all email correspondence, attendance lists, agendas, background papers, transcripts, recordings and minutes/notes) relating to the meetings listed below:

1. Between Frans Timmermans and ExxonMobil on 27 June 2022.
2. Between Anthony Agotha (Cabinet member) and Teneo on 22 June 2022.
3. Between Mauro Raffaele Petriccione (Director-General) and Dow Europe on 8 February 2022.
4. Between Mauro Raffaele Petriccione (Director-General) and Cefic on 29 September 2021.
5. Between Helena Braun (Cabinet member) and Ineos, PlasticsEurope and others on 13 October 2021.
6. Between Mauro Raffaele Petriccione (Director-General) and ExxonMobil on 15 April 2021.
7. Between Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member), Damyana Stoynova (Cabinet member), Riccardo Maggi (Cabinet member) and BASF on 7 December 2020.
8. Between Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member), Damyana Stoynova (Cabinet member) and BASF on 12 October 2020.
9. Between Frans Timmermans and PlasticsEurope on 24 June 2020.
10. Between Frans Timmermans and Cefic on 11 June 2020.
11. Between Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member) and FuelsEurope on 5 May 2020.

I look forward to a positive consideration of this request and I would appreciate receiving documents electronically and as soon as they become available.

Yours faithfully,

Olivier Petitjean
2 impasse Delaunay
F-75011 Paris, Action pour le climat

Dear Sir,

Thank you for your e-mail of 20 August 2022. We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered on 31 August 2022 under reference number GESTDEM 2022/4905.

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 September 2022. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.

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Yours faithfully,

Access to Documents team
European Commission
Directorate-General for Climate Action

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Dear Mr Petitjean,

We refer to your request for access to documents of 20 August 2022 and
registered on 31 August 2022 under reference number Gestdem 2022/4905.

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 September 2022.

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 October 2022.

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

Yours faithfully,

CLIMA Access to Documents

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