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Will the Commission let the WEEE and RoHS proposals undermine its European Economic Recovery Plan?

Date

27 Nov 2008

Sections

Climate & Environment

Press Information

Brussels, 26 November 2008

Will the Commission let the WEEE and RoHS proposals undermine its European Economic Recovery Plan?

Orgalime welcomes the Commission’s adoption today of a European Economic Recovery Plan to support the real economy.
Such a coordinated European approach does indeed provide an encouraging and positive signal for Europe’s manufacturing companies. For the engineering industry, in particular the proposal to focus more efforts on energy efficiency, on hi-tech infrastructures and on R&D in the area of enabling technologies, it is a welcome signal.

“It is indeed high time that the European institutions & national governments appreciate the fundamental contribution that our industry - the EU’s major manufacturing sector - provides to the European economy.

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