Gas power air pollution estimated to cause 2,800 premature deaths per year

Pollutants emitted from burning gas for power generation in 2019 caused 2,864 premature deaths, more than 4,100 hospital admissions and the loss of over five million productivity days in the EU and... Read more

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The European Court of Justice has ruled that Italy and Bulgaria have breached EU air pollution rules and the two countries may now face penalties.


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Individuals may be able to claim compensation from their governments if they can prove illegally high air pollution has damaged their health, an adviser to the EU’s top court has said.


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European Commission plans to beef up the Industrial Emissions Directive have come under fire from Europe’s big emitters, while environmental groups say the draft law contains significant weaknesses.


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The European Commission unveiled on Tuesday its proposal to revise the EU’s key law governing air and water pollution from industrial sites. Here’s what you need to know.


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A coalition of green groups has called on the European Commission to rework its proposal for revising the Industrial Emissions Directive before publication next week, after a leaked draft showed it did not intend to bring greenhouse gas emissions within its scope.

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