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EU air quality measures: what should we aim for?

Health and environmental groups warn that the proposals on future EU air policies scheduled for this autumn could fail to achieve the emission reductions needed to tackle air pollution.

Their joint paper submitted jointly by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Transport & Environment (T&E), the Air Pollution & Climate Secretariat (AirClim), the Health and Environmental Alliance (HEAL) and ClientEarth, to the EU Commission underlines that the scientific evidence on health effects calls for the highest level of ambition.

Download the paper here

Originally posted on 31 May 2013

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