Commission takes France to court over poor air quality

The European Commission will file a case at the European Court of Justice against the French government over its “systematic failure to meet EU rules” on air pollution for more than decade.

by Simon Pickstone
Paris' La Defense business district surrounded by high levels of air pollution, December 2016. Photo: Chesnot/Getty Images
Paris' La Defense business district surrounded by high levels of air pollution, December 2016. Photo: Chesnot/Getty Images

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