Pollution in Toulouse, Reduced Speeds on Sunday, Not Alternating Traffic

The prefecture decided to lower speed limits for Sunday 19th November, 2017 instead of alternating traffic … The prefecture of Haute-Garonne on Saturday 18th November, 2017, has decided that the traffic speeds will be reduced again on  Sunday 19th November. This decrease in speed aims to counter the fierce air pollution episode that has lasted for several days …

Anti Pollution Sticker in Toulouse: How To Obtain It

Only the least polluting vehicles, identified by a sticker can circulate when pollution peaks in Toulouse in late 2017. How to acquire this vignette? The prefect of the Haute-Garonne, Pascal Mailhos, announced the introduction of alternating traffic in Toulouse during daily pollution peaks. It should be in place by the end of 2017. To drive during those times …

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 …