Health effects of diesel 'cost European taxpayers billions'

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Cars queuing on the M25 | Credit: Timo Newton-Syms
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Cars queuing on the M25 | Credit: Timo Newton-Syms

Traffic emissions responsible for at least €70bn damage every year, report says

Air pollution from roads causes at least €70bn (£62bn) in health damage every year in the European Union, according to a new report, with diesel fumes responsible for three-quarters of the harm. The...

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