EU rejects UK bid to extend NO2 deadline
The European Commission has refused to allow the UK to postpone meeting its air quality obligations, leaving the government potentially facing legal actionUnder the Ambient Air Quality Directive (2008/50/EC) EU member states have been required to ensure levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) do not exceed specified safe limits since January 2010. However, the
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