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EC threatens Romania with fines over unsettled transport and environment issues


The European Commission (EC) has urged Romania on Thursday to fully transpose the norms on setting up the infrastructure for alternative fuels, to tackle emissions from large combustion plants and also to observe the European Court of Justice on the ...

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Bucharest City Hall to grant 5,000 vouchers worth RON 500 for the acquisition of bicycles, electric bikes, electric scooters and Segways

bikes, biciclete

The Bucharest City Hall will grant 5,000 vouchers worth RON 500/person for acquiring bicycles, electric bikes, electric scooters and Segways/Nineboot, a draft decision approved by the city council on Friday reads. The draft, named ‘Bike riders in Bucharest’, says the ...

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EUR 220m contracts for upgrading county roads


The Ministry for Regional Development, Public Administration and European Funds (MDRAPFE) has announced the signing of funding contracts worth almost EUR 220 million for upgrading county roads, which are to be rehabilitated and modernised through the Regional Operational Programme 2014-2020. ...

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Eight infringement procedures regarding Romania have been closed, Foreign Ministry says


The European Commission has closed eight infringement procedures against Romania, a release from the Romanian Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) informs. Out of the eight cases closed, seven concerned the failure to communicate the transposition measures of the following Directives: Directive ...

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EC requests Romania, Belgium to apply EU rules on payment accounts


The European Commission is urging Belgium and Romania to send details about how the Payment Accounts Directive (Directive 2014/92/EU) is being enacted in their domestic law, an obligation they had to fulfil by 18 September 2016. The Directive gives all ...

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European Commission urges Romania to ensure proper monitoring of air quality throughout its whole territory


The European Commission is sending a letter of formal notice to Romania over significant gaps in monitoring air pollution. Air pollution poses a major risk to public health causing more than 25,000 premature deaths per year in this Member State ...

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European Commission announces the number of refugees Romania should receive


According to the announcement made by the European Commission regarding the relocation plan approved by the Community Bloc, Romania has to receive 3,546 refugees. The Commission’s report recalls that Romania has received 589 immigrants from Greece and 45 immigrants from ...

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