It seems to be part of the good tone these days to postpone negotiations and/or leave us in the dark about the outcome. Latest example of this "trend": Wuppertal
Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) is currently suing cities and municipalities on a large scale. It was only at the end of February that DUH reached an agreement with several cities in NRW on packages of measures to prevent them from completely losing control in the fight against air pollution. Although there were no driving bans, they did agree on measures, as we have already explained in our latest newsletter for the month of March (https://mailchi.mp/green-zones.eu/news-for-march).
But what exactly is the secret?
Some decisions are only publicly communicated weeks after the judgement has been pronounced or legal agreement has been reached. Why are we, who are most affected by air pollution besides nature, left in the dark? The fact that, as in the case of Wuppertal, meetings are postponed, apparently arbitrarily for the layman, can further fuel the general uncertainty among the population regarding environmental zones, driving bans, etc.
At the request of the city, the settlement negotiations on the Wuppertal Clean Air Plan have now been postponed from 10 March to 27 March 2020. Well then, see you in three weeks for the pronouncement of judgement!
So of course only if the result should be made public.