Chile Declares First Environmental Emergency Since 1999 Over Air Pollution

Air pollution in Santiago is so bad that Chile declared a state of environmental emergency on Monday for the capital and the surrounding metropolitan area. The decision forces around 40% of the country’s 1.7 million automobiles off the road, Reuters reports, and more than 900 factories must also cease operations. Chile’s first environmental emergency since…

http://time.com/3930737/santiago-air-pollution-emergency/

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