As part of a last-ditch effort to bring six EU Member States into line for failing to meet mandated air quality standards, the European Commission on May 17 referred Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Hungary, and Romania to Europe’s highest court after they failed to comply at an earlier stage.

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) will look into multiple breaches to the EU's nitrogen dioxide limits by London, Berlin, and Paris, while Italy, Hungary and Romania will be taken to court for particul...


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