Skip to comments.EU takes Germany to court over poor quality of air
Posted on 05/17/2018 1:59:40 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The European Commission said Thursday it is taking Germany, France, the United Kingdom and three other EU countries to court for failing to comply with the blocs air quality standards.
The Commission, the European Unions executive arm, gave the six, also including Italy, Hungary and Romania, a last chance in January to take the required steps to improve air quality after years of warnings. However, EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella told a press conference in Brussels the six, which include Europes top four economies, had not acted quickly enough. [ ]
Vella had also given Spain, the Czech Republic and Slovakia a last chance in January to start complying with EU standards and decided to give them a reprieve. [ ]
In January, the nine countries were found to regularly exceed emissions limits set to protect Europeans against particulate matter and azote dioxide, both pollutants. The EU estimates that air pollution costs the bloc 20 billion a year in health costs, but says this could be reduced if member states comply with agreed emissions limits.
Throughout the EU, fine particulates small particles of pollution were responsible for three out of four premature pollution deaths (399,000 out of 487,600) in 2014, according to EU figures.
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But ... but ... but.... the Windpower and the Solar power!
Don’t like the smell of Muslim in the morning ?
You could get electricity from nuclear reactors, I’ve heard. Maybe Germany should try that.
When are these formerly great countries going to have had enough of this democrat-like crap? I guess they like being dictated to.
For Shame Deutschland! Now hand over a few billion Euro’s to atone for your sins against Earth Mother Gaia.
“You could get electricity from nuclear reactors, Ive heard. Maybe Germany should try that.”
Germany did for years very successfully...but then Angela Merkin tore them down.
“But ... but ... but.... the Windpower and the Solar power!”
The only windpower they have is one collective huge SUCK.
So much for sovereignty.
Can you imagine how much methane gas a million Muslims produce in a year?
Did you ever wonder what the inside of a Burka smells like? Probably similar to Hillary’s pantsuits>
Fortunately I am familiar with neither.
maybe they will extend a large middle finger to their masters at the eu. But I doubt it. They seem to have all become french surrender monkeys.
Since the EU’s laws all have to be approved by Germany’s government, they already have control. The other countries will most likely take a hit.
“”In January, the nine countries “”
And only one, Germany named in that headline for some reason.
For Shame Deutschland! Now hand over a few billion Euros to atone for your sins against Earth Mother Gaia
Unfortunately, Trump dropped the Paris Accord. So now the free money they were counting on has evaporated and now they are broke
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