MEPs weaken air quality ambition

The European Parliament has rejected its environment committee’s push for more ambitious pollution limits than those tabled by the European Commission for the new National Emission Ceilings Directive

The European Parliament has rejected its environment committee’s push for more ambitious pollution limits than those tabled by the European Commission for the new National Emission Ceilings Directive.

The Parliament voted in plenary on Wednesday to reinstate the 2030 emission limits for SO2, NOx, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and ammonia proposed by the Commission in 2013.

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