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Air Pollution

Volume 78: debated on Wednesday 1 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what further proposals he has to reduce levels of air pollution; and whether he will make a statement.

The Government intend to achieve further reductions in national sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions, aiming at a reduction of 30 per cent, from 1980 levels by the end of the 1990s, and it has played a prominent role in the Community negotiations which will lead to tighter vehicle emission controls.