EU must rule on UK air quality breaches
A campaign to have the government's plans for combating nitrous dioxide pollution ruled illegal in the UK has failed, despite Defra admitting that its strategy does breach EU legislationThe Court of Appeal has ruled that it is the European Commission’s responsibility to take action against the UK for breaching the EU Directive on air quality (2008/50/EC), and not the UK courts, rejec
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