Commission takes four member states to court for breaking environmental law

Germany, Slovakia, Poland and Slovenia all face legal action at the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to comply with environmental rules ranging from air quality to nature conservation, the European Commission has said.

by Simon Pickstone
Slovakia: has breached daily limit values of particulate matter pollution since 2005. Photo: VLADIMIR SIMICEK/AFP via Getty Images
Slovakia: has breached daily limit values of particulate matter pollution since 2005. Photo: VLADIMIR SIMICEK/AFP via Getty Images

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