News on environmental zones and air pollution
Last year, several attempts by the organisation Deutsche Umwelthilfe to have politicians imprisoned for ignoring clean air plans failed. All proceedings were dropped at the time.
Now there is renewed movement in the matter. Once again, the authorities in Stuttgart have violated regulations. Since even the highest fine ever imposed in Germany, amounting to 25,000 euros, apparently did not work against the government, new, tougher measures had to be taken: coercive detention