The Gazette / June 3, 2010

Quebecers were praised yesterday for getting rid of their old clunkers by the thousands last year and opting for cleaner, newer vehicles, car pooling, bicycles, electric scooters and public transit.

About 20,000 Quebecers recycled older vehicles over the past year, removing the equivalent of 380,000 more recently built vehicles from the road, said officials from the Association québécoise de lutte contre la pollution atmosphérique (AQLPA) as part of yesterday's Clean Air Day festivities.

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