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Historical decision: Government of Sweden decides to review a case about expansion of oil refinery

Stockholm, Sweden – 23 August 2019
If we are to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, all greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced drastically. Nevertheless, Preem, the largest fuel company in Sweden, has been granted permission to expand its oil refinery in Lysekil, Preemraff. Today, the Government announced the historical decision that it will review the expansion of the oil refinery. This is the first time that a project of this kind is being reviewed for climate reasons in Sweden. The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation welcomes that the Government is now using the available

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