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Uganda introduces air quality standards

In May 2024, the new (Uganda) National Environment Air Quality Standards Reglations of 2024 have set heavy fines and jail terms for those found guilty of air pollution such as the burning of waste.Furthermore, the dirtiest vehicles, not complying with Euro 4, will be phased out and vehicles will be regularly emission tested. In Uganda, air pollution is respoin-sible for 30 000 deaths every year year.

Sources: The Gov infohub 9 May 2024,

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