Ministry mulls ban on polluting cars, trucks from city centers

13.05.2011                      09.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 24 des Omer

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Ministry mulls ban on polluting cars, trucks from city centers

Measure is part of steps to implement the Clean Air Law.

The Environmental Protection Ministry is considering banning polluting vehicles from the centers of big cities as it prepares to enforce the Clean Air Law, which went into effect three months ago.
The ministry is examining various measures to reduce air pollution that were recommended by expert consultants. In addition to barring polluting vehicles from city centers, the proposals include financial incentives for taxis to use hybrid vehicles and restrictions on idling vehicles….