Netherlands cuts speed limit to reduce nitrogen pollution

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte arrives at the European Union leaders summit, in Brussels, Belgium October 17, 2019. Julien Warnand/Pool via REUTERS

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Netherlands will cut its nationwide speed limit to a maximum 100 km per hour (62 mph) as part of a package of emergency measures intended to reduce nitrogen pollution, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Wednesday. Rutte’s government has been in crisis since a court in May ordered thousands of construction […]

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