By Richard B Macrory, on 3 February 2013
Richard Macrory, Director of the UCL Carbon Capture Legal Programme, was invited to speak at the 7th Annual Platts European Carbon Capture and Storage Conference held in London 31 January and 1st February. The Annual Platts Conference is one of the major CCS events of the year. Professor Macrory took part in the Panel Discussion ‘Transposing the CCS Directive – what we have learnt and why member state support has waned?’ which was moderated by Henry Edwardes-Evans, managing Editor of Power in Europe. Macrory reported that most Member States had still not formally transposed the 2009 EU Directive despite a deadline of 25 June 2011. The European Commission has started formal infringement proceedings against those Member States who have yet to communicate texts of national law.