Poland faces court over air pollution

The European Commission is taking Poland to the EU court over “persistently” exceeding EU pollution limits for dust particles

The European Commission is taking Poland to the EU court over “persistently” exceeding EU pollution limits for dust particles.

The daily limit values of PM10 had exceeded limits set in the Ambient Air Quality Directive in 35 out of 46 air quality zones in the country for the last five years. In nine zones, the annual limits had been exceeded, the Commission said on Thursday.

Poland received a final warning in February, but the “measures taken so far to limit this persisting non-compliance have been deemed insufficient”, the Commission said.

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