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The national government on Tuesday appealed a recent court ruling ordering it to reduce emissions of so-called suspended particulate matter (SPM) to within environmentally acceptable limits in areas along National Route 23 in Nagoya.

The ruling also awarded money to those who claim to have been adversely affected by the pollution.

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