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Argentina became a Coalition partner in 2018, represented by the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development. The Ministry is responsible for air quality management and climate change planning, and currently monitors air quality through its federal monitoring network, which records air, water and soil data for the country.
Argentina has endorsed the Framework of the Coalition and is committed to supporting meaningful action to reduce short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) by participating in the Coalition's initiatives, including Reducing Black Carbon from Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicles and Engines and Supporting National Planning for action on SLCPs (SNAP).
Although heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) are just 3%–4% of Argentina’s on-road vehicles, not including motorcycles, they contribute an estimated 60% of exhaust fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and 70%...
The South American summit on vehicle emission control was held in Buenos Aires on September 26 and 27, 2018. It aimed to equip South American regulators with knowledge to enhance vehicle emissions...