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How much did EU cities and states pay in air pollution fines in recent years?

The recent decision of the European Court of Justice to condemn Germany for excessive levels of air pollution has put the spotlight back on the European Union's legal action on environmental justice.  But exactly what dimensions are we talking…
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The European Court of Justice condemns Germany for poor air quality – what this means for cities

On Thursday, June 3, 2021, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) found Germany guilty for excessive air pollution in various cities across the country, including Berlin, Stuttgart, Munich, Hamburg, Cologne, and Düsseldorf. The decisive factor…