EU backs stricter air quality standards designed to 'clean up or close down' dirtiest power plants

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Germany was one of the countries to vote against the stricter limits | Credit: x1klima
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Germany was one of the countries to vote against the stricter limits | Credit: x1klima

UK government backs tougher limits, which could prevent 20,000 premature deaths across the EU

Air quality campaigners won a major victory in Brussels today after the EU Council approved stricter air quality limits that will curb the amount of pollution allowed from large industrial plants. Despite...

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