Green group Transport & Environment has hit out at Europe’s automakers over what it sees as a “misleading” attempt to weaken recommended emissions standards for trucks and cars.
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The World Health Organization has drastically lowered its recommended limits for key harmful air pollutants, prompting environmental groups to call for the tightening of EU standards as well.
The European Environment Agency has highlighted the risks of continued ozone-depleting emissions, while new data shows that this year’s hole in the ozone layer over the south pole is one of largest on record.
Almost a third of Euro VI trucks in Spain, those supposed to conform to the latest EU limits, exceed permitted levels of NOx emissions according to a remote sensing study of tailpipe emissions carried out with police cooperation in Madrid and Barcelona.
Significant air pollution breaches at coal plants in the Western Balkans are estimated to have killed thousands since 2018, with over half of the deaths in neighbouring EU countries, according to a new study.
The average life expectancy in Europe would increase by four months if air pollution limits were in line with World Health Organization standards, and gains would be even bigger in the most polluted areas of the continent, the annual update of the Air Quality Life Index has shown.
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This is an exciting opportunity to join our Industry Regulation Team in South West Wales.
The National Hydrometry & Telemetry Team sets the strategy, procedures, ways of working and evidence needs, as well as managing & developing systems for hydrometry and telemetry within Wales.
As a passionate environmentalist you can make a positive impact across our district. The position will lead the Council’s ISO14001 activities, ensure compliance with environmental permits issued to our local businesses, respond to planning applications and play a part in our carbon reduction plans.
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