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EU plans to review permits to all high-emission plants

In an effort to combat air pollution, the European Commission intends to review all permits of large combustion plants.

read more... 02/08/2017


New petrol and diesel cars to be banned from UK by 2040

In order to fight air pollution and climate change, the UK government will ban new diesel and petrol cars starting 2040.

read more... 26/07/2017


France government ordered to clean up air pollution

New order from France’s Conseil d’État binds the government to redress the nation’s air pollution levels by 31st March 2018.

read more... 17/07/2017


German ministry is against regional bans on diesel cars

Germany's transport ministry is opposing the ban on diesel cars at the regional level as a means of tackling air pollution.

read more... 14/06/2017


Britain plans to reduce pollution by small-scale electricity plants

Britain seeks to reduce health damaging air pollution with emissions standards for small-scale power plants employed to produce reserve electricity at short notice and to stop the increasing use of diesel generators.

read more... 18/11/2016