Brussels warns Romania over power plant emissions

By Staff reporter 17 July 2017

The European Commission has requested Romania reduce emissions from large combustion plants, including three coal-fired facilities and one that is gas-fired, the commission said on Friday.

The Industrial Emissions Directive (Directive 2010/75/EU) contains specific requirements for large combustion plants, with emission limits for sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and particulate matter.

The commission said it had sent an additional letter of formal notice over emissions levels from several installations.

"For industrial plants, Romania still does not have a permit ensuring that their emissions into air do not exceed the...

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