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Brussels, 18 November 2014 – Today, public health, patients’, and medical organisations sent a letter to EU Commission President Juncker expressing their dismay at any consideration to withdraw the EU Clean Air Policy Package, as presented by EU Environment and Health Commissioners Potocnik and Borg in December 2013.

The letter calls on President Juncker to keep the proposal and work with the European Parliament and Council to ensure a swift and ambitious adoption.

The letter was initiated by the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA) and HEAL.

The following health groups signed on to the letter:

– European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)
– Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME)
– European Lung Foundation (ELF)
– European COPD Coalition (ECC)
– European Academy of Allergy & Clinical Immunology (EAACI)
– European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA)
– International Network on Children’s Health, Environment and Safety (INCHES)
– Royal College of Physicians
– North of England EU Health Partnership
– The Cancer Prevention & Education Society (CPES), UK
– Longfonds, Netherlands
– Leefmilieu (Human Environment), Netherlands
– Alborada Foundation, Spain
– Spanish Association of Environmental Education (Asociación Española de Educación Ambiental)
– Action for Breast Cancer Foundation, Malta
– WECF – Women in Europe for a Common Future, The Netherlands, France and Germany

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