Government faces challenge from ClientEarth to latest air quality plan

The campaigning lawyers will be taking the government back to court to secure a more robust plan than delivered in July

ClientEarth supporters gathered outside the Supreme Court following the first victory in 2015. Photograph: ClientEarthThe government’s air quality policies will once again be challenged in the High Court, after ClientEarth renewed its long-running challenge to government policies.

It lodged papers with the High Court on 26 October, seeking judicial review of the latest plan to reduce roadside nitrogen dioxide, published three months earlier. The news was confirmed on 6 November, when the organisation revealed that a judge had ruled the challenge admissible.

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