STATS: MEP roll-call vote data from the post-2020 EU ETS reform vote

Published 14:56 on February 16, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:56 on February 16, 2017  /  Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, Views  /  No Comments

There were 14 roll-call votes as MEPs considered post-2020 reforms to the EU ETS at bill's first reading on Feb. 15. Herein is a summary of how lawmakers voted on each amendment and the entire package.

Compiled by Mark Johnston

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Strasbourg: There were 14 roll-call votes as MEPs considered post-2020 reforms to the EU ETS at bill’s first reading on Feb. 15.

A summary appears below and includes specific links to votewatch.eu with the individual votes of all MEPs participating.

All amendments refer to the basic act, Directive 2003/87 as amended, save for the first which refers to Decision 2015/1814 (MSR).

For – Against – Abstentions

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Amendment 139: Double the annual permit withdrawal rate of the MSR to 24% for four years (2019-2022).

Article 1, Paragraph 5, after subparagraph 1 

544 – 140 – 14 – Adopted

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Amendment 27: Introduce border adjustment measures for some industrial sectors including cement

Article 2, Paragraph 1

248 – 424 – 20 – Rejected

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Amendment 146: Include job safeguard provisions for carbon leakage-exposed sectors in reporting requirements (GUE)

Article 6, Paragraph 2, after point d

112 – 573  – 16 – Rejected

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Amendment 150: Re-base emissions cap & adopt a 2.4% LRF (Greens)

Article 9, Paragraph 2 and 3

245 – 441 – 13 – Rejected

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Amendment 40: Raise LRF to 2.4%

Article 9, Paragraph 2 and 3

245 – 441 – 13 – Rejected

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Amendment 42: Allow for the 57% auctionable share of EUAs to be cut by no more than 5 percentage points

Article 10, Paragraph 1, subparagraph 2

597 – 98 – 6 – Adopted

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Amendment 47: Cancel 800 million EUAs from the MSR in 2021

Article 10, Paragraph 1, subparagraph 4

506 – 172 – 15 – Adopted

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Amendment 60: Fill the Phase 4 New Entrants Reserve (NER) with 400 million EUAs entirely from the Phase 4 allocation (rather than the Commission’s proposal to raid the MSR and unused Phase 3 EUAs)

Article 10a, Paragraph 1, subparagraph 1 and 2

637 – 47 – 17 – Adopted

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Amendment 84: Remove non-trade exposed industries from carbon leakage list and require importers of the same products to buy EUAs

Article 10b, after paragraph 1

237 – 446 – 17 – Rejected

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Amendment 144: Instruct the Commission to review whether a border measure will be necessary for all industrial sectors (EPP)

Article 10b, after paragraph 1

576 – 112 – 10 – Adopted

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Amendment 12, 1st part: Remove non-trade exposed industries from carbon leakage list

Recital 7

621 – 48 – 31 – Adopted

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Amendment 12, 2nd part: Require importers of the same products to buy EUAs

Recital 7

253 – 425 – 16 – Rejected

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Amendment 13: Use updated data to determine benchmark calculations for each industry sector’s free allocation, with annual reductions to be determined for each sector over 2021-2025 by 0.25%-1.75%/year cut, then update with newer data for 2026-2030

Recital 8

584 – 77 – 38 – Adopted

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DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

379 – 263 – 57 – Adopted

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The above was originally posted on MarkJohnston.org , Mark’s personal blog and a hub for his interests and work on European affairs, chiefly climate, energy and environmental law- and policy-making.

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