Revealed: The Impact of Winter Hill and Saddleworth Moor Fires on Air Quality in Greater Manchester (IPPR North)
The devastating fires at Winter Hill and Saddleworth Moor are likely to have had a shocking impact on the air breathed by people in Greater Manchester, according to new analysis by the leading think-tank for the North of England.
An investigation by a group of Levenshulme parents into air pollution across the Manchester suburb has revealed shocking levels of air pollution, either approaching or over illegal levels.
Manchester has at times the dirtiest, most polluted air in Western Europe and people living in the city could have their lives shortened because of it.
Data revealed by Friends of the Earth demonstrates the scale of air pollution across Yorkshire and the North East.
Manchester Friends of the Earth response to the South East Manchester Multi Modal Study (SEMMMs) Refresh consultation
Atmosphere: Towards a proper strategy for tackling Greater Manchester’s air pollution crisis (IPPR North)
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham commits to cleaning up buses and improving cycling infrastructure, but a charging Clean Air Zone would be the best method of reducing air pollution (as per legal requirements) in the shortest time possible
The European Commission announced today that the UK government is among the countries which will face the EU courts over continued failures to meet Nitrogen Dioxide standards set by the EU.
Friends of the Earth, reacts to the Government’s approval of a new four lane road tunnel under the Thames between Greenwich and Newham