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Current Event January 10, 2017

Air Pollution in France Leads to Temporary Ban on Sports


A week of high pollution levels in Paris has brought strict restrictions on driving. The Paris mayor is making public transportation free in an effort to reduce the pollution particles in the air. There are also health concerns if people breathe this air for more than an hour, so some school sports and outdoor activities were banned temporarily. Listen to hear more about how Paris is managing this pollution crisis.

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AIR DATE: 12/08/2016


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