Air Pollution and Inequalities

On an international scale, it is no longer necessary to demonstrate that the air pollution reaches the very poorest first. But it is also true at the national level. In France, the highest pollution rates are measured by the air quality monitoring station located next to the A1 highway in Seine-Saint-Denis. The pollution rates do also exceed the European limits very often: 192 days in 2012 and 73 days in 2016 reveals reporterre.net. Any solutions for the popular district? The residents want to put a part of the highway underground, so to reduce the air pollution concentration and the noise pollution.