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The Environment Bill: another missed opportunity for clean air

4 monthes ago   |   By Client Earth

Since the Environment Bill was first announced in December 2018, we've been pressuring the government to create stricter legislation on clean air and reduce the UK's level of air pollution. The Government first released the long-awaited bill in October 2019. Following the general election, a new version of the Bill was introduced to Parliament on 30 th January 2020. The Bill aims to tackle the UK's biggest environmental challenges but misses the mark on clean air.
ClientEarth lawyer Katie Nield said: “There is no legally binding commitment to meet WHO air pollution standards by 2030 in the...
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