Carbon Market Watch fully supports the comprehensive feedback provided by the European Environmental Bureau to the inception impact assessment and welcomes the opportunity to give specific views on how the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) should be revised to support industrial decarbonisation in a complementary manner to the EU Emission Trading System.
While we support the general direction of the evaluation, we would like to highlight the need to make the Industrial Emissions Directive fit for the zero-pollution and climate neutrality objectives as outlined in the Green Deal. This entails including greenhouse gas emissions within the scope of this directive by deleting art. 9(1), and amending art. 9(2).
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