Tag Archives: Czech Republic

Nine states censured by EU over illegally high air pollution levels

400,000 Europeans die prematurely every year from air pollution. The Czech Republic is one of nine EU states summoned to Brussels recently to explain what they’re doing about illegally high pollution levels. Officials from the nine, including Germany, Spain, France, Italy, … Continue reading

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EU auditors to assess anti-pollution efforts by testing Brussels air 

The European Court of Auditors is to embark on a comprehensive review of the European Union’s efforts to curb air pollution, the main environmental cause of premature deaths in the EU, the court said on Thursday (21 September). The Luxembourg-based Court will … Continue reading

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European air pollution exceeds legal limits

The human toll for poor air quality is worse than for road traffic accidents, with air pollution responsible for more than 400,000 premature deaths in the EU each year. (Source: European Environment Agency – EEA). Read on to find out … Continue reading

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Czech air pollution among worst in EU

The quality of air in the Czech Republic lags behind the average of the EU mainly due to the emissions of greenhouse gases which are the fifth worst in the EU, daily Lidove noviny (LN) writes yesterday. “An improvement in … Continue reading

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Tackling the Czech Republic’s poor air quality

November saw the release of an annual government-commissioned report on the state of the environment in the Czech Republic. While the gist of the report maintained that a number of factors continued to improve, including water quality and canalisation, air … Continue reading

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Air pollution in Prague starts crossing yearly quotas

Dust-related air pollution has crossed the yearly quota in some parts of Prague, mainly due to motor vehicles exhaust fumes, which leads to increased numbers of the diseases of lungs and the cardiovascular system and consequently to a higher death … Continue reading

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