Lower limits agreed

The UK government has agreed new lower limits on emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides with other EU states. The new sulphur dioxide limit of 585 kilotonnes of emissions per year set for 2010 compares with the previous target of 625 kilotonnes and represents a 40% reduction on current emission levels.

The UK government has agreed new lower limits on emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides with other EU states. The new sulphur dioxide limit of 585 kilotonnes of emissions per year set for 2010 compares with the previous target of 625 kilotonnes and represents a 40% reduction on current emission levels.