Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Questions (426, 427)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

426. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the extent to which carbon reduction targets are likely to be met in accordance with international agreements; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10337/13]

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Bernard Durkan

Question:

427. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the extent to which each European country continues to meet its targets in respect of carbon reduction; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10338/13]

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Written answers (Question to Environment)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 426 and 427 together.

I refer to the replies to Questions Nos. 258 of 14 February 2013 and 514 of 19 February 2013. Within the EU, compliance on an individual Member State basis is a matter for the Government of each Member State.