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 ]


Atmoshpere publishes an article on the impact of NOx and NH3 emissions reduction

The article is the result of the work of the LIFE PrepAIR modelling working group with the contribution of ARPAE Emilia-Romagna, ARPA Piemonte, ARPA Lombardia and ARPA Veneto.

Paper on Atmospheric Emission Sources in the Po-Basin by ARPA Lombardia published

The article based on LIFE Prepair's data has been published by the Open Journal of Air Pollution


Burn well your wood: the five golden rules

Wood burning: sustainable?