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Green 10 open letter on possible withdrawal of air and waste proposals and absence of sustainability

The 10 leading environmental NGOs in Europe, the Green 10, have written an open letter to Vice President Timmermans expressing their grave concerns that environmental protection and sustainability is not only going to be absent in the Commission’s Workplan for 2015.

Instead the EU Commission is are even planning to withdraw two recently proposed pieces of legislation that would bring major benefits for citizens’ health, the environment as well as for Europe’s economy – the air package and circular economy package.

Read the open letter here

The members of the Green 10 are:

BirdLife Europe (current chair)
Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe
CEE Bankwatch Network
European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
Friends of the Earth Europe (FoEE)
Greenpeace European Unit
Naturefriends International
Transport and Environment (T&E)
WWF European Policy Office

Originally posted on 11 December 2014

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