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`Brexit' May Allow EU to Tighten Pollution Rules -- Even in U.K.

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  • Britain would be bound to Air Quality rules from within EEA
  • Fully independent U.K. would find it easier to extend Heathrow

Britain’s departure from the European Union may free up officials in Brussels to tighten air-pollution regulations everywhere in the region -- including in the U.K. because of a twist in the free-trade laws likely to remain in force.

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