NFU member briefing: National Emissions Ceiling Directive - the story so far

European Parliament, Brussels_3359At the end of 2016, the final revisions to the National Emissions Ceilings Directive were agreed. The directive sets out a requirement for the UK to reduce ammonia emissions (in comparison to 2005 levels) by 8 % by 2020 and by 16 % by 2030.

The NFU has drafted a briefing paper setting out:

  • the key the key issues of concern to the NFU during the negotiations and our negotiation stance;
  • an outline of the negotiations between EU institutions on the revised Directive and the final outcomes agreed in December 2016; and
  • the timetable for the next steps on implementation of the Directive requirements.

NFU members can read the full briefing note here.

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