EU Parliament will not change disputed text on scrapping

The European Parliament has rejected calls to change a controversial phrasing in the English version of the standards imposed on shipbreaking facilities in order to be approved to scrap EU vessels by next year. The Danish EPA, which has fought to have the phrasing changed, describes the situation as highly unusual.

Photo: Louise Vogdrup-Schmidt

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