“I prefer industries that respect ours European standards who are better than those who still want to raise rates” and take the risk of “no more industrialization”, announced the Head of State in front of French industry actors on Thursday, Emmanuel Macron had called for a “break in European regulation”, considering that environmental standards of the EU were already stricter than elsewhere and that “stability” is now needed.
The president is not talking about suspension, but about implementing decisions that have already been made.”
His remarks provoked strong reactions, especially from elected environmentalists. “It is completely irresponsible,” said the EELV MP angrily Sandrine Rousseau friday French description.
“Some wanted to find controversy (and) say nothing by saying that we would like to go back to what we did,” replied the President of the Republic from Dunkirk. “I say let’s apply and go to the end of our legislative program with the Commission. But let’s not add more.” “The president is not talking about the suspension, but about implementing the decisions that have already been taken,” the Elysee newspaper said Thursday evening in response to the comments raised. “Since he has clarified that it is not a question of going back on the law being discussed”, had the Renaissance MEP. Pascal Canfinadmitting the same, in The world“unfortunate words”.
The explanation of the presidential camp “is not convincing. If the current standards are not used, it is because the States listen to the lobby” and that their European policy is not ambitious”, criticized the deputy of the LFI Caroline Fiat.
With the AFP.