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.
Data revealed by Friends of the Earth demonstrates the scale of air pollution across Yorkshire and the North East.
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
New report finds local transport is the main contributor to air pollution (Campaign for Better Transport)
A freedom of information release obtained by Labour reveals that the Government has spent £500,000 losing clean air court cases.
Friends of the Earth reacts to to new research led by the University of Leeds which highlights the impact of traffic-related air pollution on childhood asthma.
Friends of the Earth reacts to claim from Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ that latest diesel models “are the cleanest in history and can help address air quality issues”
Options for tackling Bristol’s air pollution to be narrowed down without Bristolians having their say
Bristol City Council is due to narrow down options for tackling the city’s dangerous and illegal levels of air pollution at a Cabinet meeting on 6th March 2018, without public consultation.
Germany’s federal court has ruled that restrictions on diesel vehicles are legally permissible – this could see people in German cities forced to leave their cars at home on days with particularly high levels of pollution.
High Court rules that Government plans to tackle air pollution are “seriously flawed”: reaction from Friends of the Earth
The High Court has again ruled that the government’s plan to tackle air pollution in the UK is “seriously flawed”, as ClientEarth took the government to court for the third time today and won (21 February 2018).