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Committee Chairs Fail to Reach Accord on Biofuels

adds discussion on future of CAP

Ljubljana, 2 June - The chairs of parliamentary committees of EU members, accession candidates and the European Parliament failed to reach accord on Monday regarding biofuels. While some believed that food crops should be used for food only, others pointed to the environmental benefits of using biofuels, a Slovenian official told the press.

Ljubljana
European Agriculture Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel (left) and the chair of the parliamentary Agriculture, Forestry and Food Committee Marjetka Uhan at a meeting of heads of parliamentary agriculture committees.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
European Agriculture Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel at a meeting of heads of parliamentary agriculture committees.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
The chair of the parliamentary Agriculture, Forestry and Food Committee Marjetka Uhan (left) and European Agriculture Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel at a meeting of heads of parliamentary agriculture committees.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
Neil Parish, chair of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee,
at a meeting of heads of parliamentary agriculture committees.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
The chair of the parliamentary Agriculture, Forestry and Food Committee Marjetka Uhan at a meeting of heads of parliamentary agriculture committees.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
European Agriculture Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel at a meeting of heads of parliamentary agriculture committees.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
The chair of the parliamentary Agriculture, Forestry and Food Committee Marjetka Uhan at a meeting of heads of parliamentary agriculture committees.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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