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17 Oct 2018

German lignite plans emit too much NOx – report

Clean Energy Wire

More than two-thirds of Germany’s lignite plants emit higher amounts of nitrogen oxides (NOx) than would be permitted under new EU standards (which have not been implemented into German law so far), a report published by Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND) and Climate-Alliance Germany finds. NOx emissions could be reduced by more than half if power station operators installed new filter systems, the organisations say.

Find the study in German here.

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