EU urged to take action as WHO tightens air pollution limits

Sixteen years after the last revision, the World Health Organization (WHO) has drastically lowered its recommended limits for key harmful air pollutants, prompting environmental groups to call for the tightening of EU standards as well.

by Claudia Delpero
Traffic in Krakow during a smog alert in December 2019. Photo: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Traffic in Krakow during a smog alert in December 2019. Photo: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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