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Bavarian officials can be thrown into jail for failing to adopt air quality standards like a ban on some diesel vehicles – but only if German law allows such a solution and if the jail term is proportionate, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday.

LUXEMBOURG – Bavarian officials can be thrown into jail for failing to adopt air quality standards like a ban on some diesel vehicles – but only if German law allows such a solution and if the jail term is proportionate, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday.

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