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EU Faces Major Pushback Over Plan to Call Gas, Nuclear ‘Green’

  • Platform on Sustainable Finance to argue against proposal
  • Lawmakers say dilution of green rulebook may be illegal
A cooling tower at a nuclear power station in Belgium.

A cooling tower at a nuclear power station in Belgium.

Photographer: Thierry Monasse/Bloomberg
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Europe’s executive arm is facing an increasingly intense wave of pressure to abandon a proposal to add gas and nuclear power to its green rulebook.

A key body created to help the European Union ensure it can reach net-zero carbon emissions by mid-century intends to slam the bloc’s proposal, according to documents seen by Bloomberg on Thursday.