Authorities declared the capital of Chile concern over air pollution in Santiago, said on Saturday agentstvoAssoshieyted Press.
Santiago is located at the foot of the Andes, so the exhaust gas emissions and plants literally "plug up" the city.
City authorities have imposed restrictions on emissions of industrial facilities. Santiago also planned to adjust the density of the vehicles.
Particularly strong high level of air pollution in Chile is felt in the winter, which comes to the Southern Hemisphere in June. Environmental degradation contributes to the well-established in the region dry.