News Digest Item
04 Oct 2017

State government appeals to diesel driving ban ruling

Stuttgarter Nachrichten

The Baden Wuerttemberg Green-Christian Democrats (CDU) state government has lodged a federal appeal against a city court ruling that found inner-city driving restrictions to cut air pollution permissible, Stuttgarter Nachrichten reports. The Stuttgart case could now be decided together with a similar case from the city of Düsseldorf. The plaintiff, the Environmental Action Germany (DUH), welcomed the appeal saying it would accelerate the process of reaching a final decision, Stuttgarter Nachrichten reports.

Read the article in German here.

Find background in the CLEW article Merkel at second diesel summit: must avoid driving bans "by all means".

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