Tagged: Pollution

Pollution prop. in Parliament

The Liberals (V) suggest granting municipalities emissions-lowering powers as European authorities get tough Michael Sandelson The Foreigner One of the measures considered is banning diesel-driven cars from the centers of larger cities on winter...

Pollution lands Norway in court

The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has summoned Norway for air quality breaches Michael Sandelson and Sarah Bostock The Foreigner EEA legislation has established legally binding limits for certain airborne pollutants that may pose a...

Ice Age or global warming?

It looks more like an Ice Age than global warming. There is so much snow in Oslo, where I live, that the city authorities are resorting to dumping truckloads of it in the sea...

Svalbard mine closed for pollution

On Feb. 13 the Norwegian coal company Store Norske decided to close mine no. 7 on Svalbard because of large amounts of coal dust polluting the surroundings. Coal dust has spread all around the...