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Harm done by environmental inequality set to be key legal battleground

Air pollution, poor planning and flooding will be basis for cases

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Air pollution has been recorded as a medical cause of death for a nine-year-old girl who lived next to a busy road in London

Air pollution has been recorded as a medical cause of death for a nine-year-old girl who lived next to a busy road in London

Air pollution has been recorded as a medical cause of death for a nine-year-old girl who lived next to a busy road in London

Lawsuits citing inequalities that stem from environmental injustices are expected to be the next major battleground in Irish courts.

Harm caused by air pollution, poor planning, lack of green space and repeated flooding are all likely to form the basis of cases in the next few years.


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