About: ecopoints

Climate change 19-12-2003

Austria says Ecopoints deal is not worth being implemented

MEPs have formally approved the conciliation deal extending the Austrian 'ecopoints' system to the year 2006 (with modifications), but Austria says it might not implement it.
Climate change 28-11-2003

Ecopoints deal is “ecological bankruptcy”, says Austrian Minister

On 25 November - the last day of the Conciliation procedure - the Council and the Parliament finally managed to agree on a deal extending the Austrian 'ecopoints' system to the year 2006.
Transport 25-04-2003

General infrastructure charging debate again postponed

On 23 April, the Commission adopted a Communication on new financial instruments for the Trans-European Transport Networks (TEN-T) as well as a draft Directive on electronic road charging systems. Contrary to previous drafts, the final text does not entail any reference to the principles of an EU-wide infrastructure charging system.
Transport 27-03-2003

Transport ministers tackle heavy-weight agenda

Aircraft safety and the second rail package are likely to find agreement during the Council meeting of 27-28 March, while many other issues on the agenda still need to be discussed.
Transport 26-03-2003

Commission committed to tackling infrastructure charging

By the end of April, the Commission intends to re-launch the debate on an EU framework for infrastructure charging. It will publish a Communication on a common charging methodology, which is currently being discussed by the Commissioners' cabinets.
Transport 04-12-2002

Last Transport Council under Danish presidency faces high expectations

The Transport Council of 5-6 December is to discuss maritime safety, air transport, heavy goods transport through Austria, the revitalisation of the EU's railways and the integration of environmental into transport policy. It is the last meeting of Transport ministers under the Danish presidency.