EU moves to sink shipping sulphur emissions

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Dramatic cuts for sulphur content in marine fuel promise to save €30bn in health costs

The EU is pushing ahead with moves to clean up shipping fuel after agreeing provisional regulations to reduce vessels' sulphur emissions, one of the main sources of air pollution and acid rain. Member...

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