UK imposes most ETS fines

More operators of installations covered by the EU emissions trading system (ETS) in the UK have been fined for non-compliance than in other countries, according to the latest assessment by the European Environment Agency.

In 2015, eight countries imposed fines on installation operators, the report states. Italy imposed the largest fine, €12.3m for operating without a permit, while the UK issued the most – 22.

The most common reason for imposing a penalty was the failure to submit ...

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