Proposed RTD programme in the field of environment
The Commission has submitted an amended proposal for a Council Decision (COM(90) 592 of 30.11.1990) concerning a specific RTD programme in the field of environment (original proposal published in OJ No C 174 of 16.7.1990). The programme aims to direct research activities towards an understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of the environment and to frame and implement prevention strategies in all areas of human activity. It shall be adopted from the date of publication of the Decision in the Official Journal to 31 December 1994. Community funds estimated as necessary for its execution amount to ECU 414 million, including ECU 154 million for activities contributed by the Community's Joint Research Centre (JCR).