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EU Member States make only mixed progress in reducing emissions under UN convention, latest air pollution data shows

European Union (EU) Member States have made only mixed progress in reducing emissions of the most harmful air pollutants, according to updated data published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The data is from the annual EU emission inventory … Continue reading

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Tougher Air Pollution Targets In EU Could Save €40 Billion In Air Pollution Costs

Tougher national caps on the emissions of common air pollutants may soon be headed to the European Union, following the approval of European Commission proposals by the Environment Committee (ENVI) of the European Parliament. The new caps call for the … 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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Many European countries’ air pollutant emissions above legal limits

Air pollutant emissions in the EU continue to exceed legal limits, according to a report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) published today. Preliminary data for 2013 shows that ten EU Member States exceeded one or more of their emission … Continue reading

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