Implement new EU emission controls after Brexit, says Scottish air quality review

New EU regulations on air pollution “should continue to be implemented to provide as high a level of protection of Scotland’s environment as possible” regardless of Brexit, according to an independent review.

If accepted, the recommendation could open up the prospect of deepening differences in regulation across the UK. It came in a report by former chief executive of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), professor Campbell Gemmell, which was commissioned in November and released on Thursday.

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