EU lawmakers alter proposed fuel quality rules


BRUSSELS, Nov 27 (Reuters) - New European Union rules forcing oil companies to cut greenhouse gas emissions from fuel should be made more flexible and include criteria to ensure plant-based fuels are eco-friendly, lawmakers said on Tuesday. The European Parliament's environment committee voted to amend a bill which would require oil companies to cut emissions from oil's "life cycle" -- from the ground to a car's exhaust -- by 10 percent from 2011-2020. The amended bill would require ...

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