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EU Lawmakers File Objection to Green Labels for Nuclear, Gas (1)

May 20, 2022, 11:01 AM

European Union lawmakers kickstarted their bid to prevent some natural gas and nuclear power projects from being labeled as sustainable in the bloc’s green investment rulebook.

Members of the EU Parliament’s environment and economy committees submitted on Friday an objection to including gas and nuclear plants in the Commission’s green classification system, known as the taxonomy, albeit under certain conditions. The bar to reject the resolution is high, requiring either a majority among lawmakers or about 20 out of 27 member states.

Votes in the two committees will take place on June 14 and June 16, with Parliament voting on ...