Leeds City Council announces plans for a Clean Air Zone to deal with the city’s air pollution, but disappointingly they fail to deal with polluting cars or vans.
Newspaper articles suggest there will be a new tax on diesel vehicles announced in the Autumn budget.
The government is being taken to court yet again over it’s failure to deal with the UK’s air pollution problem.
Hard-hitting billboard on one of Greater Manchester’s most polluted roads launches campaign for cleaner air
#HelpBritainBreathe initiative is backed by health and environmental campaigners Campaign begins with warning to drivers stuck in traffic on A635 Ring Road Up to 80% of air pollution in pollution hotspots comes from road transport .
Levenshulme parents and Manchester Friends of the Earth air pollution investigation reveals cause for concern
Friends of the Earth described today’s air pollution announcement as a ‘cynical’, headline-grabbing move which passes the buck of saving lives to local authorities as the government reveals its Air Quality Plan today (26 July).
Government air quality plans “woefully inadequate” with a “breath-taking lack of detail” – says Friends of the Earth
The government’s draft Air Quality Plan has been branded “woefully inadequate” and won’t deliver clean air for all Friends of the Earth warned today (5 May 2017) as they call on manufacturers to foot more of the bill.
The delay to publication of the government’s draft Air Quality Plan, due today, is appallingly bad for people’s health, say Friends of the Earth, as the environmental charity demands a Plan that will deliver clean air everywhere.