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Montevideo, October 1st 2020 - 05:02 UTC

Tag: Italian cities

  • Thursday, January 9th 2020 - 09:50 UTC

    Italian cities combat harmful emissions and smog by curbing traffic

    Officials in Turin, home to Italian automaker Fiat, banned cars built before 2013 from taking to the roads, as did at least 11 other municipalities in Piedmont region

    More than a dozen cities and towns across Italy introduced traffic curbs on Wednesday in a bid to cut harmful emissions following a spike in pollution. A prolonged period of sunny weather with little rain or wind has pushed up air pollution across the country, triggering smog alerts in more than 60 municipalities.