Air Pollution: EU Law:Written question - 66372

(Ellesmere Port and Neston)
Asked on: 02 March 2017
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Air Pollution: EU Law
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government plans to retain the air quality targets contained in the 2008 Ambient Air Quality Directive after the UK has left the EU.
Answered by: Dr Thérèse Coffey
Answered on: 08 March 2017

The Ambient Air Quality Directive (including its limit values and target values) was transposed into law in England through the Air Quality Standards Regulations 2010. There are no plans to change the limit values and target values in the Regulations.

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