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Linking Norwegian and EU emissions trading schemes

 Date:21/09/2004 - 24/12/2004
 Type:Environment

Norwegian Minister of the Environment, Knut Arild Hareide, has taken an initiative to link a Norwegian greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme for the period 2005-07 to the adopted EU scheme.

Both systems are planned to be operative from 1 January 2005. In a letter to the Commissioner for the Environment, Margot Wallström, Mr. Hareide proposes to enter into an agreement to this end.

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