UK government must publish pollution plans before election

A High Court judge has ordered the British government to publish its plans on tackling air pollution by May 9.

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    A High Court judge has ordered the British government to publish its plans on tackling air pollution by May 9.

    The decision upset Prime Minister Theresa May, who said it would be politically controversial to publish the plans before the June general election.

    Levels of nitrogen dioxide, or NO2, from diesel vehicles in British cities are consistently in breach of EU laws.

    Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from London.


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