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Jun 2017

Europe - NEC Directive 2016: the VOC emission reduction target remains at 28% in 2020

The latest update of Europe’s National Emission Ceiling (NEC) Directive was published in the Official Journal on December 17, 2016. The EU VOC emission reduction target remains at 28% in 2020, meaning that no additional regulations for solvents VOCs are expected in the mid-term in the EU. A new EU emission reduction target is set at 40% for 2030, which the solvent industry already achieves when using updated inventories.

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