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Provisional agreement on the sulphur content of marine fuels

The Committee of Permanent Representatives endorsed on 23 May 2012, the compromise proposal agreed between the Council and the European Parliament regarding the directive amending directive 1999/32/EC as regards the sulphur content of marine fuels Emissions from shipping due to the combustion of marine fuels with a high sulphur content contribute to air pollution in the form of sulphur dioxide and particulate matter, which harm human health and contribute to acidification.

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Inquinamento Atmosferico: La strategia dell’EU per il settore marittimo

 EU Directive 2005/33/EC requiring use of 01.% sulphur marine fuel at berth (Fuel Switching ) entered into force on 1 January 2010

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In November 2002 the European Commission published a strategy to reduce air pollution from sea-going ships and a proposal for reducing the sulphur content in marine fuel oils. Continua »

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