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09/11/2017
The European Fuel Oxygenates Association (EFOA) welcomes the proposal for revised CO2 standards for new passenger cars  and  for new light commercial vehicles published by the European Commission, as it marks an important step towards greener mobility in Europe. The Commission’s Impact Assessment recognises that around 95% of vehicles on Europe's roads still have an internal combustion engine (ICEs), which means that upgrading ICEs and improving the quality of fuels will offer significant benefits.
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16/10/2017
Ewa Abramiuk-Lété, a Polish national, joined EFOA in September 2017 as the new Secretary General. Ewa’s appointment coincides with the publication of a new leaflet that includes infographics explaining in a visually appealing way the positive impact high performing /high octane fuels can have on our everyday life.
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23/02/2015
EFOA welcomes the findings of the weight of evidence analysis (WoE) to determine the potential endocrine activity of Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE).that confirms that MTBE is not an endocrine disruptor.
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30/05/2014
EFOA estime que l'examen complet de la substance dans le cadre de son enregistrement sous REACH en 2014 conclura que le MTBE n'est pas un pertubateur endocrinien.
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28/05/2014
EFOA believes a full review of the substance's REACH registration due in 2014 will conclude that MTBE is not an endocrine disruptor.
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18/09/2013
The Parliament has called for a cap on the use of traditional biofuels and a speedy swithover to new biofuels from alternative sources such as seaweed and waste, in a vote on draft legislation that took place on 11 September.
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12/07/2013
Rapporteur's report on the Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) adopted by EU Parliament's ENVI Commitee with 43 votes in favour and 26 against.
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21/06/2013
Key MEPs and European Commission representatives attended an EFOA lunch debate organised at the European Parliament on 19 June. The event was hosted by MEP Julie Girling, ECR Shadow Rapporteur on ILUC Dossier for the Environment Committee (ENVI) and co-hosted by MEP Britta Thomsen, S&D Shadow Rapporteur for the Industry and Energy Committee (ITRE). "Making the right choices for EU Biofuels Policy” was the main theme of the debate with a special focus on the true performances of biofuels and specifically bio-ethers in terms of reduction of CO2 emissions, energy content, as well as other environ
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12/06/2013
12 June 2013 -- Making the right choices on biofuels quality is the only way forward. Fuel ethers improve air quality, reduce CO2 emissions, provide a cleaner quality fuel. An update of the introductory brochure to bio-ethers.
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19/04/2013
15 April 2013 -- EP rapporteur Corine Lepage presented her report (in French only) on Indirect Land-Use Change (ILUC) including a number of amendments on how to address ILUC impacts of convential biofuels.
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