Revised NECD commits UK to slash air pollution

MEPs have approved a weakened package of targets to reduce emissions of key air pollutants

Member states were concerned that the European Commission's plans would hit agriculture. Photograph: Chris Elwell/123RFThe UK’s nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions will be almost three quarters lower in 2030 than it was in 2005, if it abides by the terms of new EU legislation after Brexit.

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