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Transport white paper – midterm assessment

Presentation of the midterm assessment   On 12 November 2015, the European Commission presented the public study at midterm of the 2011 transport white paper. Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc opened the meeting by recalling the five core areas of the white paper (i) a single transport market, (ii) an internal market, (iii) sustainable transport, (iv) smart transport and […]

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European Commission : Consultation on the aviation package

Another consultation from the European Commission, on Aviation package for improving the competitiveness of the EU Aviation sector, this time. The consultation was launched on 19 March 2015 and will end on 10 June 2015. The questionnaire, only in English language, is available on the European Commission web site. Objectives of the consultation This is a reproduction of the description [...]
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UK – AirportWatch Europe

Funded in 2000, Airportwatch is an umbrella organisation campaigning for a sustainable and equitable aviation policy in Europe. Airportwatch can count on powerful organisations like Aviation Environment Federation, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, WWF UK to cite a few… for support in the struggle. Airport watch produces news bulletins every 6 weeks or so to […]

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Joint Communiqué of people and municipalities affected by air, road and train noise for the European elections 2014 We are calling on candidates for the European Parliament to use their influence to finally control the growing environmental impact of noise caused by aircraft, roadways and railway traffic through appropriate measures, providing the necessary budgets and […]

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