MEP's are sticking to their guns in a political battle with European Union ministers over whether there should be EU legislation laying down noise limits or particular forms of transport operations across the continent. The parliament's environment committee is resisting a decision by the European Union Council of Ministers to reject amendments that would have strengthened a planned noise directive, making it include commitments to set specific and binding EU noise limits for road vehicles, trains, rail tracks and aircraft. The committee has ...

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