News about the Crit'Air, the environmental zones and air pollution

New air pollution peak in Lyon and Grenoble

The French region Rhône-Alpes-Auvergne is currently suffering from a new air pollution episode. According to Atmo, the instate in charge for the control of the air quality in the region which includes the environmental zones of Lyon and Grenoble, the amount of fine particulates in the air will be higher in the next few days. There is currently no traffic restriction in the city of Lyon neither in Grenoble yet. However, the Crit’Air vignette could be mandatory in order to drive in the environmental zones from Thursday the 16th of February or from Friday the 17th if the weather situation does not get better.