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Stakeholder Expert Group on the Review of EU Air Policy 6-7 June 2011. Review of the EU Air Quality and Pollution Policies - Overview -. Content. Review of 2005 Thematic Strategy on Air Pollution Consultation and preparatory process Expectations for the first meeting Agenda.
Review of the EU Air Quality and Pollution Policies
- Overview -
Increasing evidence of impacts
New (long-term) objectives
Thematic Strategy on Air Pollution
National Emission Ceilings Directive
Ambient Air Quality Directives
Limits trans-boundary air pollution
Sets cost-effective ceilings to achieve common EU standards at lowest cost
Enables flexibility to implement national measures adapted to national circumstances
Revision will look at new ceilings and new pollutants (PM)
The National Emission Ceilings Directive
Aggregated EU-27 emissions ceilings and projected emissions for 2010
The emission ceilings shown are the aggregated EU-27 emission ceilings defined in Annex I and Annex II of the NECD. Annex II of the NECD does not define a ceiling for NH3.Projections are aggregates of the projections reported by individual Member States.
Addressing road transport and vehicle emissions
Real world emissions of NOx much higher than measured at type approval for cars, vans and heavy duty vehicles
Retrofit standards, Euro 6/VI, New Drive Cycles, …
Further integration in Climate, Energy & Transport policies
Past and upcoming policy initatives (e.g White Paper on Transport, 2050 roadmap on low carbon economy)
Climate change: tapping the synergies whilst managing the trade-offs
Measures in future CAP, Cohesion Policy and Research
Revision of the Gothenburg Protocol (currently under negotiation)
Ensure to maximise co-benefits whilst minimising and managing trade-offs
Various inputs and consultation processes envisaged:
First meeting of Stakeholder Expert Group on 6/7 June 2011.
A number of supporting studies and other supporting activities are under preparation:
Policy development phase
Council / EP
Thank you for your attention!More information (all you want to know about the review):http://ec.europa.eu/environment/air/review_air_policy.htmalso access to documents and presentations from Stakeholder Expert Group – Public CIRCA Interest Grouphttp://circa.europa.eu/Public/irc/env/cafe_baseline/library