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The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly on Friday unanimously approved a revised ordinance banning diesel-powered commercial vehicles from the streets of Tokyo unless they meet a limit on emissions of carcinogenic particles.

The new measures, the first in Japan regulating emissions from diesel-powered vehicles, will be implemented gradually from April and take full effect in October 2003, metropolitan government officials said.

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