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episodi contaminació pm10

25/01/2020 - 12:27

Activation of pollution episode protocol for high levels of PM10

Pollution. Temporary measures are in place to cut the high levels, such as more intense watering down of streets and the prohibition of municipal activity which generates dust.

15/01/2020 - 18:56

Climate emergency declared in Barcelona

Climate emergency. The climate emergency declaration is an institutional and public commitment to adapt the city and mitigate the climate crisis.

ZBE

27/12/2019 - 16:12

36 cameras have been installed to monitor the Low Emissions Zone

Environment. This monitoring system will continue to extend throughout the city until 1 April, when there will be 66 cameras distributed along several points in the city

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