Air pollution

Air pollution costs France more than 100 billion euros per year, according to a report by the Senate

ENVIRONMENT – An astronomical sum. Air pollution would cost France more than 100 billion euros per year, in healthcare costs, absenteeism in companies or falling agricultural yields, according to a Senate committee of inquiry . Air pollution “is not just a health aberration, it is an economic aberration,” said the Commission of Inquiry in its report “Air pollution: the […]

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Air pollution: European agreement on new targets

It was only a short time before the new European directive on air quality was put back on the job. After ten days of final negotiations, the Commission, the Parliament and the Council finally agreed on a text on 30 June. This draft legislation concerns the revision of the 1999 Directive, which sets national emission ceilings […]