French waste regulations challenged by Commission

French waste regulations challenged by Commission


The European Commission is threatening France with legal action at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) over concerns that it has incorrectly defined packaging and packaging waste in its national laws, breaching EU waste legislation, which regulates the disposal of plastic. France's definition could be construed to illegally place some packaging beyond the scope of its waste regulations.

The EU Council of Ministers voted to end imports of petrochemicals, including those used as plastic...


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