EXCLUSIVE: Swedish miner sues Brussels over carbon allocation benchmarks

Published 17:06 on May 7, 2021  /  Last updated at 12:37 on September 1, 2021  /  Carbon Taxes, CBAM, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Swedish miner LKAB has filed a lawsuit against the European Commission over new benchmarks used to determine the free allocation of carbon allowances for steelmaking, according to documents seen by Carbon Pulse on Friday.

(Clarifies that it was Sweden as an EU member state, not LKAB, that contributed to a 2017 court case concerning free allocation benchmarks for steelmaking processes.)

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