Clean air action linked to EU Green Deal

In January 2020, a group of eight leading environmental organisations working on clean air from the health, environmental, climate and transport angles wrote to the European Commission expressing their support for the EU Green Deal’s commitments to the zero emission and zero pollution ambition, and urging for immediate steps to be taken to tackle air pollution.

The letter specifically calls for the Commission to adopt legislation this year to strengthen air quality plans and improve air quality monitoring, to enforce existing legislation through infringement procedures and to set a clear roadmap to align EU air quality limit values with the upcoming revised World Health Organization guidelines.

The letter:

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