Progress towards targets for air pollutant emissions Assessing national programmes and projections reported under the National Emission Ceilings Directive ETC/ACC Technical Paper 2003/8

22 Apr 2004

Iulian Petchesi

This paper (260kb PDF)presents an initial assessment of progress by Member States towards the emissions ceilings contained in the National Emission Ceilings Directive (NECD), 2001/81/EC. The assessment is based on the reporting by Member States of National Programmes and projections. The paper covers the quality and level of reporting, assesses the policies and measures that are implemented and planned and evaluates both current trends and projections of the pollutants covered by the NECD.

Detailed Member States analyses of the Annex II of the paper (15-60Kb PDF):

Prepared by: Claire Handley, Peter Taylor (AEA Technology)

With contributions from: Dora Petroula, Rob Swart (RIVM), Bernd Gugele, Kati Huttunen (UBA-V) and Bernd Strobel (UBA-B)