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Environmental and Economic Aspects Associated to the Energy Sector

The energy sector is one of the most important sectors of activity, with an significant impact both on the economy and also on the environment. This paper aims to analyse and evaluate the major economic and environmental issues associated with the energy sector. Among the environmental aspects are analysed those related with the extraction, transport and storage of fossil fuels, the combustion of fossil fuels and the aspects concerning the management of wastes generated by the energy sector. The economic aspects related with the energy sector that are reviewed are the increase of energy consumption, the limited resources of fuels, the significant fluctuation with a growth tendency of the price, the dependence on imports

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Posted in Economics, Volume IV, Issue no. 4Comments Off on Environmental and Economic Aspects Associated to the Energy Sector

Implementing Environmental Policies in EU – Action Plans and Programs

The main objectives of the EU environmental policy are environmental and public health protection, prudent and rational use of natural resources, and promoting international actions to solve the regional and global environmental problems. The EU policies implementation is performed by using specific tools as legislation, – notably Directives setting environmental quality standards (levels of pollution), rules for industrial procedures (emission standards, design and operational standards), products standards (concentration or emission limits for a product) – environmental protection action plans, and financial aid programs. This paper reviews some of the most important policies and actions promoted at European level in order to protect the environment and ensuring sustainable development.

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Posted in Economics, Issue no. 5Comments Off on Implementing Environmental Policies in EU – Action Plans and Programs