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Vehicle Emissions

Volume 181: debated on Friday 23 November 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what assessment his Department has made of the emission standard for carbon monoxide for motor vehicles which would be necessary to achieve the environmental aims set out in his White Paper, "This Common Inheritance".

It is our assessment that the strict car exhaust emissions standards for which we are pressing within the European Community will enable us to achieve the Environmental White Paper aims for CO.