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The EU Air Quality Directive

All member states in the European Union have a uniform law for the assessment and management of air quality, based on the Air Quality Framework Directive. With this Directive, the European Commission aims to achieve a sustainable air quality across Europe that endangers neither humans nor the environment. The Directive sets limit values for ambient air pollution and explains which measures have to be taken when these limits have been exceeded. The member states are obliged to transpose EU Directives into national law.

Air Quality Framework Directive 2008/50/EG

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