At the beginning of the week, the Standing Committee of the Council of Ministers confirmed the completion of work on the draft act amending the act on electromobility and alternative fuels and some other acts.
The adopted draft contains provisions regulating the principles of creating Clean Transport Zones, which were restored to it at the request of the Minister of Climate and Environment. The regulations are in line with the previously developed compromise between the Ministry of Climate and Environment, local government and pro-ecological organizations.
The obligation to create Clean Transport Zones in communes with more than 100,000 inhabitants was removed from the project. Inhabitants where airborne NO2 standards are exceeded. The proposed shape of the regulations will make it easier for local governments to define the principles of the clean transport zone, who know the local situation best.
Soon the project will be considered by the Council of Ministers.