2.8 Million French Drink Polluted Water

Almost all the French can safe to drink tap water, but 2.8 million people have access only to polluted water in particular by pesticides, nitrates or lead, said Thursday a study of UFC-Que Choisir. “The overall conclusion is very reassuring” , says consumer association which analyzed systems serving 36,600 communes of France from February 2014 …

The Pollution Peak Extends into the East and the West, Paris on Alert

The new peak of pollution that affects many parts of France including the Ile-de-France extended from Sunday most of Rhône-Alpes and in the west of France, forcing the authorities to take action to limit traffic and reduce speed. In Rhône-Alpes, the alert threshold pollution by fine particles hit Sunday afternoon 12 of the 17 monitoring areas and …