During the last informal meeting of the Environment Council , 21 st of May: Germany’s representative at Council, State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth, stated that the WFD should not be re-opened.
This official statement was accompanied by a tweet:
(Translation: At today’s informal Environmental Council in Bucharest, I made it clear that we don’t want changes to the Water Framework Directive. The objectives for good status of our waters must be reached with ambition by 2027.)
Congratulations for defending one of the most advanced environmental legislation in Europe ! This is great news for all citizens who have signed the Protectwater campaign ! An inspire momentum to followed by other Member states !
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