NEC Directive reporting status 2017 - The need to reduce air pollution in Europe

Publication Created 03 Jul 2017 Published 03 Jul 2017
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Briefing No 5/2017
Air pollution is the single largest environmental health risk in Europe, and can cause respiratory problems and shorten lifespans. It also contributes to the acidification of soil and surface water, causes eutrophication in sensitive habitats and can damage vegetation through exposure to ozone.


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