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Amsterdam May Ban All Fossil Vehicles By 2030 — Legacy Auto Lobby Responds With FUD

May 4th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

The Alderwoman of Amsterdam, Sharon Dijksma, is advancing the city's Clean Air Action Plan towards a ban of all fossil burning vehicles by 2030. Current transport-related air pollution in the city is the equivalent of smoking 6 cigarettes per day, reducing average life expectancy by 3 months. The auto industry lobby is up in arms, calling the plan "bizzare, beyond all reality." The city council will debate the measures from the end of May, with a final decision by the summer



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