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DECC May Delay 5th Carbon Budget Due To Brexit

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reNEWS

DECC could miss the end-June deadline for setting the level of the fifth carbon budget following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union.

The budget will set the cap on UK emissions for the period 2028-2032. By law it must be legislated by the end of the month.

The department, however, could not confirm the legislation would be in place.

A spokesperson for DECC told reNEWS: “We are looking to make an announcement shortly.”

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