Rome blocks part of a big Safran acquisition
The Italian government opposed the sale to the French group Safran of the “flight controls” activity, located in Italy, of the American company Collins Aerospace. The reason given is “an exceptional threat to the essential interests of Italian national defense and security”, linked to the Eurofighter combat aircraft program, a rival to the French Rafale of which Safran is the supplier. This is what the French aeronautical equipment manufacturer announced on Monday, November 20, saying it was “stunned.”
reduction compared to 2019 for emissions from heavy vehicles sold in Europe from 2030. This is the basis of the Brussels legislative project which must be voted on Tuesday, November 21 by MEPs, after its adoption by the Twenty-Seven. The goal is to reduce emissions from heavy goods vehicles and generalize “zero-emission” buses. Emissions will then have to be reduced by 65% in 2035 and by 90% in 2040. The shift towards electric or hydrogen appears inevitable.
A local resident who worked near the Sanofi factory in Mourenx files a complaint
A mother of two children “suffering from neurobehavioral disorders” who worked, during her pregnancies, “opposite” the Sanofi factory in Mourenx (Pyrénées-Atlantiques) producing the drug Dépakine, filed a complaint. She believes that her children’s troubles can be explained by the toxic emissions from the factory in the air she breathed. What the pharmaceutical group rejects.