18 May 2015

‎The New Amendments to the Implementing Regulations of the Law on Environment‎: ‎Huge Expansion in the Use of Coal, and Serious Health and Environmental Toll ‎

The Implementing Regulations of the law on Environment has been recently amended by the Prime Minister's Decree no. 964/ 2015, which was published in the official gazette on 19 April 2015. The amended Regulations included the standards and conditions on the use of coal.‎ ‎This amendment has been expected since the decision made by the Council of Ministers, in April 2014, concerning the use of coal as part of the energy mix in Egypt.