'Almost no progress': Much of UK still suffering from chronic air pollution, figures show

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Air pollution is estimated to be responsible for the equivalent of 40,000 early deaths in the UK each year
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Air pollution is estimated to be responsible for the equivalent of 40,000 early deaths in the UK each year

ClientEarth analysis of new government data shows 83 per cent of UK areas failed to comply with EU legal limits on nitrogen dioxide last year

Much of the UK continues to suffer from illegal levels of air pollution, with the latest official figures released by the government showing 83 per cent of areas still breach EU standards for nitrogen...

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