Green groups want 21 industries on ‘polluters list’ as EU leaders agree recovery plan

Europe’s main environmental campaign groups have written to EU leaders and key MEPs asking them to blacklist 21 industrial sectors from receiving financial support from the new post-coronavirus recovery fund. The letter came as governments were negotiating a €750 billion stimulus package with large sums earmarked for green investments but insufficient rules to ensure cash does not support polluting industries.

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Europe’s main environmental campaign groups have written to EU leaders and key MEPs asking them to blacklist 21 industrial sectors from receiving financial support from the new post-coronavirus recovery fund. The letter came as governments were negotiating a €750 billion stimulus package with large sums earmarked for green investments but insufficient rules to ensure cash does not support polluting industries.

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