UK’s clean air drive undermined by Brexit, campaigners say

By |januar 15th, 2019|Air Pollution, Air Quality Directive, Ambient Air Quality Directive, News|

Britain’s latest clean air strategy sets significantly tighter air pollution limits than the EU’s, but could lack the regulatory teeth to enforce them after Brexit. EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.

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European cities take Commission to court over air quality in landmark case

By |maj 18th, 2018|Air Pollution, Air Quality Directive, Anne Hidalgo, Brussels, Car emissions, CJEU, diesel cars, European Court of Justice, Madrid, Manuela Carmena, News, Paris|

In the same week that the European Commission announced it would take six countries to court for breaking air pollution limits, three major cities said they would start legal action against the EU executive. They accuse the Commission of  giving in to automotive lobbies. EURACTIV’s partner La Tribune reports.

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EU environment official: Clean air infringement proceedings are ‘a political decision’

By |maj 14th, 2018|Air Quality Directive, Ambient Air Quality Directive, Clean Air Package, News, Waste and recycling|

The European Commission’s analysis of clean air measures adopted at national level are at a “very advanced stage”, said Daniel Calleja Y Crespo, who recently came to Slovakia for the Clean Air Dialogue.

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Air pollution legal action decision due in mid-March

By |februar 13th, 2018|air quality, Air Quality Directive, Karmenu Vella, News, WHO|

The European Commission will decide next month whether to launch legal cases against nine member states that are accused of breaking air pollution action, after additional information was submitted at the eleventh hour.

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EU’s air pollution pariahs summoned to Brussels

By |januar 18th, 2018|air quality, Air Quality Directive, Bulgarian Presidency, coal power, Czech Republic, Germany, Karmenu Vella, News, Poland|

Environment ministers from some of the EU’s worst air pollution offenders have been summoned to Brussels for an end-of-month meeting with the European Commission, where they will have to answer some tough questions.

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EU’s air pollution pariahs summoned to Brussels

By |januar 18th, 2018|air quality, Air Quality Directive, Bulgarian Presidency, coal power, Czech Republic, Germany, Karmenu Vella, News, Poland|

Environment ministers from some of the EU’s worst air pollution offenders have been summoned to Brussels for an end-of-month meeting with the European Commission, where they will have to answer some tough questions.

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Mayors request drastic legislation to cut car emissions

By |november 7th, 2017|Air Pollution, Air Quality Directive, Bulgaria, diesel cars, electric vehicles, EU infringements, mayors, News|

The mayors of nine EU capitals have asked the European institutions to adopt tougher mandatory legislation to minimise air pollution by cars, including a new Euro 7 ‘technologically neutral’ standard for vehicles, and that all vehicle sales be ‘zero emissions’ in the coming two decades.

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

By |september 21st, 2017|air quality, Air Quality Directive, Ambient Air Quality Directive, Minamata Convention, News, Poland, SDGs, UN Environment Assembly 2017|

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.

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