The Po Valley of northern Italy represents an important non attaining zone for PM, NO2 and O3. This zone covers the territory of Italian northern Regions and includes several urban agglomerates such as Milan, Turin and Bologna. The area is densely populated and heavily industrialized. Tons of NOx, PM and NH3 are emitted in the atmosphere by a wide variety of pollution sources mainly related to traffic, domestic heating, industry and energy production sectors. [ click to continue ]


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Second project meeting in Trento

On March 14 and 15 the second project meeting of PREPAIR will be held in Trento, Italy. At the meeting, for project partners only, the state of the art of the single actions and the first project deliverables will be presented. The meeting…

PREPAIR steering committee meets the Po Basin Board

The Steering Committee of PREPAIR will meet in Milan on Tuesday, December 19 in a joint meeting with the Po Basin Board. The first decisions will be taken by the Steering Committee regarding the implementation of a common monitoring plan…

PREPAIR presented in Brussels at the European week of “Regions & Cities”

It is currently happening in Brussels the 15th edition of the European week dedicated to regions and cities -  #EURegionsWeek 2017 - under the headline “Regions and Cities working for a better future”. From the 10th until the 13th of October…


The new antismog agreement for the improvement of air quality in the Po Basin was signed in Bologna

The international launch conference of PREPAIR ended with an important institutional moment: the Italian Minister of the Environment Gian Luca Galletti together with the regions of Emilia Romagna, Lombardy, Piedmont and Veneto signed the “New agreement for the coordinated adoption of measures for the improvement of air quality in the Po Basin”. Heart of this […]


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