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umwelt-plakette.de en 2019-12-16

News on environmental zones and air pollution

Air in Upper Austria exemplary

Without any doubt, Upper Austria can be described as a pioneer when it comes to good air quality. As Rudi Anschober, the Local Councillor for the Environment, reported to “heute.at” in 2019, "even at the Linz Römerberg measuring station, only ten days of exceeding the authorised limits for fine particulate matter (PM10) were recorded exceeding - the maximum authorised is 35 days per year. Linz has always been regarded as Austria's problem region. The direction in which his country is moving in terms of emissions is good, Anschober continued.