miércoles, 26 de enero de 2011

Air Quality Report 2010

Ecologistas en Acción present their anual report about the Air Quality of Madrid: the limits of pollution are not being respected, and the Local Estrategy of the Comunity of Madrid 2006-2010 is not working. They´re going to denunciate the Local Gobernment to the Courts.

You can see the report here.

jueves, 20 de enero de 2011

Madrid is not able to reduce Air pollution

Another report of El País, confirmed: Madrid is not respecting the limits for Air pollution of the EU, Ana Botella ask for more time.

We can see this information in other national newspapers and blogs. Also at plataformaSINC.

Ecologist ask for taking actions.

miércoles, 19 de enero de 2011

Air pollution limits not respected in Madrid

The Pais Newspaper publishes a new report about the air pollution in Madrid. The reporter Elena G. Sevillano continues tracing the situation of pollution in the city: The EU levels aren´t being respected.

Ana Botella (Environment Department of the Local Government) wants to ask the EU for more time, and says that their limits are too much strict.

Ecologistas en Acción is going to denunciate the local Government.

Reference sent by Jara Rocha.

lunes, 10 de enero de 2011

El Pais newspaper has published two more reports about the air pollution in madrid:

>"La UE debe ser más ambiciosa contra la contaminación": an interview to JULIO DÍAZ, researched of the Health Institute Carlos III. He has studied the relationship between PM2,5 particles (most of them come from diesel engines) and mortality. He consideres that the EU should have to ask for more restricted limits.
The reporter Elena G. Sevillano reminds that the pollution detectors of the most contaminated areas has been removed: The air of the most polluted areas is not being measuring.

>"Gallardón elude la responsabilidad sobre los niveles de contaminación": Gallardón, the Mayor of Madrid, doesn´t assume responsabilities about the high levels of pollution in the city.