Consultants propose air pollution flexibility scheme

Consultants appointed by the European Commission have proposed a system of trade-offs between pollutants regulated under EU air quality law that they say could cut the cost of compliance

Consultants appointed by the European Commission have proposed a system of trade-offs between pollutants regulated under EU air quality law that they say could cut the cost of compliance.

IIASA developed a “pragmatic pollution compensation scheme” that would allow member states to exceed the proposed emission limit for one pollutant, by offsetting this against reduced emissions of another pollutant.

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