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Air pollution in the south 20 times above safe levels

Air pollution in the south of Malta has been more than 20 times above safe levels for the last week, according to European Environment Agency data. Experts who spoke to the Times of Malta, however, could not pinpoint an immediate … Continue reading

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Malta’s air pollution among the worst in Europe

Pollution in Malta continues to be among the worst in Europe, with the island having the fourth highest levels of particles in the air compared to all Member States. Data published in a study by the European Environment Agency (EEA) … Continue reading

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Survey finds poor air quality in Grand Harbour

Rome declaration calls for limits on air pollution from ships The Grand Harbour has performed badly in a survey of air quality near cruise ships, according to a survey by an alliance of environmental organisations. (see www.NABU.de/mediterranean-eca ) NGOs from the … Continue reading

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PN blasts ‘failure’ of traffic roadmap as air pollution increases

Marthese Portelli warns that CO2 emissions in Malta increased by 2.5% last year, compared with an average 5% decline across the EU The Nationalist Party has hit out at the government for “failing” to stick to its roadmap to reduce … Continue reading

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Eleven countries exceed air pollution emission limits

The European Environment Agency has said that air pollutants are still being emitted above legal limits in the EU. Recent data from the EU Member States shows that a number of countries continued to breach their emission ceilings in 2012. … Continue reading

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Eleven EU nations exceed air pollution ceilings – EEA

Eleven European Union nations breached ceilings for air pollution in 2012 despite plans to avert health-damaging smog of the sort that choked Paris this month, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said on Monday. The number rose from 10 in 2011, … Continue reading

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Alarming levels of pollution around Gżira

Levels of a pollutant dust around Gżira primary school exceeded the EU limit 224 times, according to a report released yesterday. Data revealed that nearby residents also suffered as air monitoring figures from a private home in Gżira showed the … Continue reading

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