Manchester Friends of the Earth have submitted an objection to the planning application to turn the derelict Central Retail Park into a temporary (5-years plus) 440 space car park. Continue reading
Letter to Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs : re draft Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan
Manchester Friends of the Earth are writing to you regarding Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan – Tackling Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside – Outline Business Case. Continue reading
DEFRA recently consulted on the Government’s draft Clean Air Strategy. Here’s an introduction to our response and why we need both national and local government to take urgent action to clean up our toxic and illegal air. Continue reading
Manchester Friends of the Earth response to the South East Manchester Multi Modal Study (SEMMMs) Refresh consultation
Stockport Council recently consulted on a ‘Refreshed’ SEMMMs transport strategy. SEMMMs is supposed to be the South East Manchester Multi-Modal Strategy. Unfortunately, over the lifespan of SEMMMs most of the focus has been on building new roads or widening existing … Continue reading
On 15th June 2017, we submitted this response to the Government’s plans for tackling nitrogen oxide pollution in our towns and cities. With thanks to Client Earth for their guidance on these issues and this particular consultation.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have consulted on the Greater Manchester Low-Emission Strategy and Air Quality Action Plan (pdf). Manchester Friends of the Earth submitted our response to the consultation (pdf) on 29th April 2016. See below for the introductory comments and the pdf link … Continue reading