• Madrid launches ban on most polluting cars

    Madrid launches ban on most polluting cars0

    Madrid has activated an anti-pollution order that significantly restricts private vehicles in the city centre, including a total ban on the most polluting cars. The much-debated plan establishes a 472-hectare low-emission zone in the heart of the Spanish capital. Petrol vehicles manufactured before 2000 and diesel ones registered prior to 2006 are banned from the

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  • European air pollution slowly improving – but still well over UN limits

    European air pollution slowly improving – but still well over UN limits0

    By Associated Press Reporters The European Union’s environmental agency says air pollution is slowly improving across the continent but still exceeds the bloc’s limits and guidelines from the UN health agency. The European Environment Agency has issued its 2018 report on air quality and said emissions from road traffic, agriculture, energy production, industry and households

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  • ESG questions whether £4,000 dust fine goes far enough

    ESG questions whether £4,000 dust fine goes far enough0

    Local environmental group ESG has questioned whether fines imposed on the operator of Gibraltar’s shipyard were sufficient to ensure dust pollution was reduced. Gibdock was fined £4,000 by the Magistrates Court over excessive levels of black dust caused by the firm’s operations at the shiprepair yard. “The ESG feels the fine on GibDock does not

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