Joint press release with the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Soot particle filter: Federal Environment Ministry denies accusation it lied
Bundestag was fully and truthfully informed
According to a report by the ddp news agency, the Federal Environment Ministry lied to the German Bundestag’s environment committee and in answer to questions posed by the opposition about diesel soot particle filters, said a spokesperson at the Federal Environment Ministry. The federal ministry strongly denies the statement that it lied to the German Bundestag. The Federal Environment Ministry provided the Bundestag with appropriate and complete information—in both written responses to parliament questions and verbally at a meeting of the Bundestag environment committee held on 12 December 2007.