2842nd Environment Council: Political agreement
for a proposal for a Directive establishing a framework
for the protection of soil failed
In spite of the various attempts of the Presidency to present compromise proposals in order to meet   
delegations concerns, it was not possible, at this stage, to attain the qualified majority(*) needed to   
reach political agreement on a draft directive establishing a framework for the protection of soil.   
   
(*)DE, AT, UK, NL, FR could not accept the text tabled.   
   
Read more: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/cms3_appl ...   
   
See the video stream: http://ceuweb.belbone.be/archivevideo.ph ... 
Posted: 21/12/2007 By: Mr Jörg Frauenstein



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