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Business associations are on fire about the new regulation: the proposal is misleading, it also changes other areas



Civil associations are collecting 5,000 signatures to start the legislative process

Many business associations accuse non-governmental organizations, which collect signatures for legislative changes regarding waste co-incineration, of misleading and acting to the detriment of the competitiveness of the Slovenian economy.

V Chamber of Commerce of Slovenia, To the Association of Employers of Crafts and Entrepreneurs of Slovenia, Slovenian-German Chamber of Commerce and Advantage Austria Ljubljana they are on the prime minister, the ministerial team, parliamentary groups in addressed a letter to the DZ and the State Council, in in which they point out the weaknesses that, in their opinion, would be brought about by the amendment.

5000 signatures are needed in To the Institute March 8to society Eko Anhovo and Soča Valley and Civilian initiatives Today started to be collected on September 1 in within the campaign Let Anh breathe. The initiators point out that the essential change is the equalization of the standards that apply to co-incinerators, with those considered incinerators. Currently, cement plants are subject to milder waste incineration conditions than incinerators.

The proposal also applies to many other activities

But as they are wrote down in economic organizations, is discourse misleading to the proponents, as the solution does not only refer to the field of waste co-incineration.

“In fact, the draft law also regulates other activities, namely in the field monitoring emissions and reporting. There are changes in a large part in contrary to established rules in to the EU and represent a departure from the established practice, which Slovenian companies set in unequal position,” they wrote in joint press release.

According to their warnings, the legal proposal was not created through an in-depth discussion of the professional public, although it is in mostly for highly professional questions.

“It introduces additional reporting that will not in did nothing to improve the situation in environment, as companies will not change technologies as a result. Only the volume of reporting will increase tremendously, which will also be a challenge on the part of the public administration. The proposed law introduces a legal basis for the new environmental duty. It is not clear what the basis for it should be,” they also wrote down in economy.

Solutions should be based on expertise

But they support solutions that work in directions of reducing the impact on the environment and improving the quality of life and living. “However, these solutions must be well thought out and based on professional starting points,” they emphasized. According to them, the proposed solutions must also have clear goals, but that’s all in proposal is missing.

They urge the decision-makers to reject the bill, which, as they wrote, could have harmful consequences for the Slovenian economy. “We suggest that in dialogue with all stakeholders, a comprehensive discussion is carried out and solutions are found that will follow the recommendations and practices in to the EU. Slovenian companies should not be pushed in an unequal position, as a result of which it would lose competitiveness,” they also wrote down in organizations.

Source: Rtvslo

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