Air pollution - Drivers and pressures (Germany)
- Air pollution
The key drivers of airborne pollutants in Germany are traffic, energy generation, industrial processes and agriculture. Since 1990, the country has achieved considerable success in the reduction of emissions of individual airborne pollutants, in particular as a result of restrictions introduced in the first half of the 1990s.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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