Lethal but legal: Government faces fresh calls to strengthen air pollution standards

James Murray
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Lethal but legal: Government faces fresh calls to strengthen air pollution standards

IPPR report argues Brexit could provide the government to set stronger air quality rules for domestic heating that honour its pledge to be 'more ambitious about achieving cleaner air'

Even if the government brings the UK into line with EU air quality standards, thousands of people could still be exposed to some of dangerous levels of some of the most harmful pollutants. That is the...

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