Starting today, Friday 22 January, the first level of interim measures will be introduced in all municipalities of the Lombardy region with a population of over 30,000 who adhere to them on a voluntary basis.
Indeed, in all provinces of Lombardy, the 50 μg / m3 limit of Pm10 was exceeded for the fourth consecutive day.
However, in general, a less serious situation is observed compared to 2020, where as of January 20, the overtaking days were 18 in Milan, 16 in Cremona and Pavia, and 2 in Lecco. In 2021, since the start of the year, there have been 6 overtaking days in Milan, 9 in Cremona and Pavia, and 3 in Lecco.
Zones – Level 1 temporary measures energize traffic. In municipalities of more than 30,000 inhabitants and in those that adhere on a voluntary basis in Bands 1 and 2, the ban applies to cars of class up to Euro 4 diesel (including those equipped with particulate filters) from 8.30 to 18.30.
With regard to heating and agriculture, the restrictions apply not only to municipalities with a population of more than 30,000, but to all municipalities affected by the implementation of the measures. We remind you: prohibit the use of biomass home heat generators for wood (with an alternative heating system) with emissions less than or equal to 3 stars. The following is also confirmed: the absolute ban on outdoor combustion (plant remains, ritual fires, barbecues and fireworks, entertainment items, etc?) And the indoor temperature limit of 19 ° C (with a tolerance of 2 ° C).
Finally, the prohibition of spreading livestock manure, with the exception of direct injection or immediate burial, was checked.
It is also recommended to adopt maximum smart work.
Daily report – Air quality data is reviewed daily, with timely notification of the end of temporary restrictions. According to the requirements of Dgrn 3606 of September 28, 2020, if there are values below the minimum, along with the weather forecast with favorable conditions for dispersion of pollutants, or values below the threshold for two consecutive days