Laying down the law: Judges issue verdict on UK's failure to comply with EU air quality laws
Andrew Wiseman on the Supreme court's demand that the government urgently prepare new plans to tackle air pollutionThe EU Directive on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe (2008/50/EC) sets limits and target values for a number of pollutants, including nitrogen dioxide (NO2), to protect human health. Und
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