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Barcelona fails to protect its air

During last year, Barcelona and the metropolitan area of Barcelona have yet again exceeded the limits of hazardous substance emissions established by the EU. According to the report on Air Quality in Catalonia from 2016, this entails an additional risk factor for breathing diseases, and vehicle traffic is the main cause, together with industrial activity, of excessive emissions. The EU has already verbally admonished the Catalan government.