Graham Petersen, GJA Secretary
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Module 2: Law and Government Policy Quiz

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

#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?

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

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

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

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

#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?

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

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

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



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