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Car emissions inquiry - final report

Top Story - 28-02-2017
Exhaust pipe, Air pollution, Fine particul pollution, Gas fumes
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The inquiry committee investigating the car emissions scandal voted today on its final report and recommendations, which call for stricter controls and implementation at EU level. The committee's aim is to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in relation to emission measurements in the car industry.  It was set up in December 2015 following revelations about discrepancies between emissions in tests carried out in laboratories and in actual on-road performances for both pollutants and C02. 

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MEPs are set to react to the Commission’s White Paper on the future of Europe on Wednesday at 15.00, following its presentation by EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Parliament’s President Antonio Tajani and Mr Juncker will hold a press conference after the debate, at around 16.30. Parliament set out its vision for the EU future in three resolutions voted by the full House on 16 February 2017.

Before the start of the debate, from around 14.20, a number of Commissioners and Parliament group leaders will hold doorsteps at the protocol entrance on the ground floor of the Paul Henri Spaak building.
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