Steel Industry Targets New EU Carbon Rules

Law360, New York (April 4, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT) -- The European steel industry announced Monday it would mount a legal challenge to the European Union's new rules for carbon emissions, saying the proposed regulations don't comply with the bloc's greenhouse gas reduction program.

Eurofer, an association that represents the steel industry, said it would ask the European Court of Justice to annul the new rules, which are on track to be approved this month. In response, a spokesman for the European Commission, the executive body of the EU, said it was confident the court would...
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