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Romania Sued For Failure to Implement Railway Directive

Rail Cargo

Last month the European Commission decided to sue its Member State Romania before the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for failure to implement the European Directive establishing a single European railway area into its national law. The deadline for the implementation was mid-June 2015. (more…)

Introduction Blue Badge in Germany on Hold

Inland Transport

On April 7, 2016, the German federal government decided to develop a new badge for trucks with a limited amount of nitrogen oxides emissions. The German ministry for Environment is working to update existing environment regulations for the badges. This would enable municipalities to decide whether only vehicles with limited emissions are allowed in their area.


UK’s European Market Access Complicated by Norway


Norway’s European Affairs Minister stated on August 9, 2016, that the accession of the United Kingdom to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) may not be in the Norwegian interest. Therefore, Norway could block British access to the European single market. (more…)