The government of the Netherlands has been ordered by a court in the country to take immediate action to reduce air pollution levels, as current levels in some parts of the country are in breach of legal European Union particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide levels, according to recent reports
Dutch Government Ordered By Court To Take Immediate Action To Reduce Air Pollution was originally published on CleanTechnica.
LONDON (Reuters) - UK government measures to tackle air pollution still don't comply with European Union legislation to improve air quality and meet nitrogen dioxide limits, Britain's High Court ruled on Wednesday.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A district court ordered the Dutch government on Wednesday to ensure that the Netherlands reduces greenhouse gas emissions at a faster rate than currently targeted.
Environmentalists went to court Wednesday to demand that the Dutch government take urgent action to improve air quality, arguing that authorities haven't done enough to meet European Union-mandated targets.
The UK government is facing criticism for delaying publication of its air quality plan. The country's high court had ordered the government to urgently revise its strategy for dealing with air pollution, after breaching legally-bind...