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Centre-right MEPs back noisy car lobby and weaken draft EU rules

The European Parliament today voted on proposals to revise EU rules on noise from vehicles. The Greens criticised the outcome of the vote, after centre-right MEPs backed amendments to weaken the draft legislation that was already low on ambition. After the vote, Green environment and public health spokesperson Satu Hassi […]

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Sound level of motor vehicles

Watch the speech in plenary here.

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Car noise – MEPs take timid step to muffle vehicle noise in spite of industry lobbying

The European Parliament's environment committee today voted on proposals to revise EU rules on noise from vehicles. While the Greens were in favour of even tougher rules, the outcome of vote would strengthen current regulations, albeit with certain loopholes. After the vote, Green environment spokesperson Satu Hassi (MEP, Finland) said: […]

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