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2016. October 10. There has been almost no governmental action in the past years to reduce air pollution, which causes the premature death of about 14000 Hungarians every year. This was found by the Clean Air Action Group (CAAG) after analyzing the governmental report about the implementation of the program  for reducing particle (PM10) pollution.Although the latest governmental report says that PM10 pollution has decreased significantly since 2011, i.... view

2016. June 9. The government forwarded the draft regulation about quality requirements of certain solid fuels to public consultation, which aims to prohibit selling lignite to households. Clean Air Action Group welcomes the measures and proposes suggestions to improve the draft. Hungary would make significant progress towards preserving the health of its population and... view

2016. May 17. Vacuum cleaners might fill the air of households with toxic dust, as shown by the investigation of Clean Air Action Group. Earlier, the organization determined through laboratory analysis of dust samples that dust found in homes, school gyms and kindergartens might contain lead, other heavy metals, and carcinogenic substances amongst others. In the latest... view

2016. May 6. An online survey about domestic waste burning was carried out by the environmental NGO Clean Air Action Group (Levegő Munkacsoport); 415 people filled out the questionnaire within two weeks. The survey is not representative, but the data can be considered reliable as they reflect the information obtained from the enormous number of complaints Clean Air... view

2016. April 20. Clean Air Action Group (CAAG) has asked lord mayor István Tarlós to aggravate the smog alert regulation in a letter sent today. Events of recent days showed that the current smog alert regulation does not provide any kind of practical improvement in air quality. In case of smog alert warning the current regulation prohibits only vehicles having a black... view

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