27 May '11, 8pm

Europe's Air Pollution is Shown in Online Maps: Image: IES Knowledge is Power The European Environment Agency a...

New online maps published today by the European Commission and the European Environment Agency, in close cooperation with the Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES) of the Joint Research Centre, allow citizens to pinpoint the main diffuse sources of air pollution, such as transport and aviation. The new set of 32 maps shows where certain pollutants such as nitrogen oxides and particulate matter are released. It complements existing data on emissions from individual industrial plants from the European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR). The Europe-wide register aims to help Europeans actively engage in decisions affecting the environment.

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Europe's Air Pollution is Shown in Online Maps

treehugger.com 27 May '11, 8pm

New online maps published today by the European Commission and the European Environment Agency, in close cooperation with ...

Europe's Air Pollution is Shown in Online Maps

treehugger.com 27 May '11, 8pm

New online maps published today by the European Commission and the European Environment Agency, in close cooperation with ...

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