Six countries still breach binding air pollution limits
In 2017, the national emission ceilings for ammonia were still violated by five member states and total emissions have now increased by more than three per cent over the last four years, preliminary data from the European Environment Agency (EEA) shows.
On 13 June 2019, the Council adopted the EU’s first-ever carbon dioxide emission standards for trucks and other heavy-duty vehicles. Under the new rules, which entered into force on 14 August, manufacturers will be required to cut CO2 emissions ...
Most EU governments failed to file air pollution plans on time
National governments were supposed to detail how they plan to reduce emissions of harmful air pollution in “National Air Pollution Control Programmes” (NAPCP), which should have been sent to the European Commission by 1 April.