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umwelt-plakette.de en 2019-02-14

News on environmental zones and air pollution

Will the limit values for nitrogen oxides be relaxed?

"The allowed limit value of 40 µg/m³ fails”. That is what we could read in the press yesterday. Many German cities, as well as the Federal Minister of Transport and the automotive industry, would be delighted if this had been confirmed. But the EU has denied the rumour. Diesel circulation restrictions are not an EU obligation, but they are nevertheless useful in reducing the annual average to below 40 µg/m³.