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Italy smog: Milan and Rome ban cars as pollution rises
Description: Smog is a type of pollution involving fine particles less than 2.5 microns (0.0025mm) in diameter. It has been linked to lung damage and respiratory illnesses. Currently smog levels have built up in Italy. Milan is banning cars, motorcycles and scooters for six hours a day over the next three days. In Rome, cars with odd-numbered plates have been banned for nine hours on Monday. On Tuesday, cars with even-numbered plates will be restricted. [Source: BBC News]
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Source: BBC News
Publish Date: 12/28/2015
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