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Module 2: Law and Government Policy Quiz

Question #1: What date was the first UK Clean Air Act?

Question #2: European Union legislation controls the amount of air pollution being emitted by member states. What date did the UK become a member of the EU?

Question #3: If any country in the EU breaches the limits set out in the legislation, they can face huge fines from the European Commission.

Question #4: Every year since the 2010 Air Quality Standards Regulations became law, the UK has broken air pollution limits.

Question #5: In 2011 the campaign group, ClientEarth, took the UK government to court over illegal levels of which air pollutant?

Question #6: In 2015 after numerous court cases and appeals, the Supreme Court ruled in favour of the UK Government.

Question #7: In May 2017, the Government finally published its proposals to tackle the air pollution crisis. Which of the following do not appear in its proposals?

Question #8: How many people in the UK are living in areas where nitrogen dioxide pollution is above legal limits?

Question #9: Air pollution is increasingly recognised as a human rights issue

Question #10: What percentage of people favoured a new Clean Air Act according to a recent YouGov poll?

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