Grenelle Environnement

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The new 'Grenelle II' laws are presented in the French Parliament. The Grenelle II (2010) follows the Grenelle I (2007) and a second public consultation round with representatives of large companies. Detailed plans are presented for building, transport and energy sector. Local authorities are asked to play a more important and facilitating role. The new law package contains six pillars and contains the 'outlines' and 'logistics' of the application on regional and local level: - 1. Improving the Energetic Performance of Buildings. Among the measures are : insisting on 'Batiments a Basse Consommation' (BBC, < 50 KW/H/m2 per year) for ... continued below

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France. Ministère de l'écologie, de l'énergie, du développement durable et de la mer October 2010.

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  • Main Title: Grenelle Environnement
  • Parallel Title: Grenelle II Laws
  • Alternate Title: Le Grenelle Environnement: Loi Grenelle 2

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The new 'Grenelle II' laws are presented in the French Parliament. The Grenelle II (2010) follows the Grenelle I (2007) and a second public consultation round with representatives of large companies. Detailed plans are presented for building, transport and energy sector. Local authorities are asked to play a more important and facilitating role. The new law package contains six pillars and contains the 'outlines' and 'logistics' of the application on regional and local level:
- 1. Improving the Energetic Performance of Buildings.
Among the measures are : insisting on 'Batiments a Basse Consommation' (BBC, < 50 KW/H/m2 per year) for new buildings and to reduce the consumption of existing buildings by 38% untill 2020.
- 2. Creating a change in Transport Use.
Among the measures presented are : speeding up the process of public transport infrastructure, insisting local public authorities on offering 'lease-bikes' and car-sharing programs, and subvention of electric and hybrid car development.
- 3. Reducing significantly Energy Consumption and Carbon Emissions.
Measurements foreseen are : Obligation of all enterprises with over 500 employees and municipalities with more than 500.000 inhabitants to calculate CO2 emissions on a yearly bases.
-4. Preserving Biodiversity.
Pharmaceutical and hospital products will be more restricted and reported.
-5. Risks, health and waste.
Various measurements are proposed, such as the Protection of Electrical and Telephone Network workers.
-6. A new Ecological Governance Model.
Introduction of Five 'Colleges' of Stakeholders: ONG, Entreprises, Unions, Public Authorities and Public Administration. Regions with over 50 000 inhabitants will be obliged to create a Sustainable Development report. Each product should carry CO2 emission information, related to the CO2 emissions created by transport of people and goods.

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20 p. : col. ill.

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The Environmental Policy Collection contains reports, policy documents, and media selected from local, statewide, national, and international organizations; government and private agencies; and scientific and research institutions. The collection also contains theses and dissertations relevant to environmental policy.

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France. Ministère de l'écologie, de l'énergie, du développement durable et de la mer. Grenelle Environnement, text, October 2010; [Paris], France. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29336/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .