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Air pollution - Drivers and pressures (Germany)

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SOER Common environmental theme from Germany
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Air pollution Air pollution
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German Federal Environment Agency
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German Federal Environment Agency
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Germany
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Last updated
23 Nov 2010
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German Federal Environment Agency
Published: 26 Nov 2010 Modified: 13 Apr 2011 Feed synced: 23 Nov 2010 original

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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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