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October 2, 1997 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the skies over the City of Light blurred by an eye-smarting pall of le Smog, French authorities for the first time ordered half of Parisian motorists to leave their cars home Wednesday and get to work and back some other way. And to the surprise of many, the people of Paris--ferociously individualistic and devoted to their automobiles--mostly complied. Socialist Prime Minister Lionel Jospin drove to the weekly meeting of the Cabinet in a two-door, electric-powered Peugeot.
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October 2, 1997 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the skies over the City of Light blurred by an eye-smarting pall of le Smog, French authorities for the first time ordered half of Parisian motorists to leave their cars home Wednesday and get to work and back some other way. And to the surprise of many, the people of Paris--ferociously individualistic and devoted to their automobiles--mostly complied. Socialist Prime Minister Lionel Jospin drove to the weekly meeting of the Cabinet in a two-door, electric-powered Peugeot.
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May 5, 1996 | Associated Press
Roller skaters, bicyclists and pedestrians rallied Saturday in major cities to protest France's worsening air pollution, blaming the problem on people's reliance on cars. Automobiles, buses and trucks create most of the fumes that generate smog and cause health problems in France's major urban centers. According to recent reports, air pollution kills at least 350 people a year in Paris alone.
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May 5, 1996 | Associated Press
Roller skaters, bicyclists and pedestrians rallied Saturday in major cities to protest France's worsening air pollution, blaming the problem on people's reliance on cars. Automobiles, buses and trucks create most of the fumes that generate smog and cause health problems in France's major urban centers. According to recent reports, air pollution kills at least 350 people a year in Paris alone.
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