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Polish top court upholds solid fuel ban for Krakow

The ruling on 12 March by Poland’s Supreme Administrative Court follows an anti-smog resolution approved by the country’s Regional Administrative Court.
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Europe still building new coal power stations

Several countries in Europe have recently built or are planning to build new coal power stations. Some examples from Germany were described in the last issue of Acid News (AN2/2018), and further examples of such plants from Eastern Europe are presented here.
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Poland and Bulgaria challenge EU air pollution law

Threat to annul new emission limits for coal-fired power plants that could save more than 20,000 lives every year.
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Poland referred to Court for breaching the PM limit

The European Commission has referred Poland to the EU Court of Justice over high levels of dust particles that pose a major risk to public health.
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Poland must reduce PM10 levels

According to the Commission, the latest figures from Poland show that the maximum daily limit for fine dust particles (PM10) – that should have been achieved since 2005 – is being exceeded in 36 zones ..
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Lignite power provides bargain-priced pollution

Combustion of lignite is one of the environmentally worst ways to generate energy. Even so, there is a continued increase in many parts of Europe.
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Poland faces heavy fine for air quality failure

The European Commission is referring Poland to the European Court of Justice and asking for financial penalties to be imposed. Despite earlier warning ..
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