Pollution

Calling Car Pollution Standards ‘Too High,’ E.P.A. Sets Up Fight With California
NewsPollution

Calling Car Pollution Standards ‘Too High,’ E.P.A. Sets Up Fight With California

Mr. Pruitt’s challenge raised the specter of a sharply divided auto market in the United States: one with cleaner cars in California and in states that follow its lead, and another with higher-polluting cars concentrated in the middle of the country. That could pose a logistical challenge for automakers, requiring substantially different car designs, sending…

Government air pollution plans are unlawful, High Court rules
NewsPollution

Government air pollution plans are unlawful, High Court rules

The Government's plans to tackle air pollution have been declared "unlawful" in a High Court ruling that condemned their inadequacy. Environmental lawyers from ClientEarth won a legal challenge launched last month against official proposals for reducing illegal levels of harmful nitrogen dioxide, most of which comes from vehicles. The judge said more action was needed in 45 English…

Government air pollution plans are ‘unlawful’, High Court rules
NewsPollution

Government air pollution plans are ‘unlawful’, High Court rules

The Government's plans to tackle air pollution have been declared "unlawful" in a High Court ruling. Environmental lawyers from ClientEarth have won a third victory, having launched another legal challenge last month against the Government’s proposals for reducing illegal levels of harmful nitrogen dioxide, which are above legal levels set by the EU. Previous plans had…