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).
“Policy confusion” not responsible for falling diesel car sales
UK reaches annual air pollution limits before the end of January: reaction from Friends of the Earth
Live air pollution data shows that less than one month into 2018 London has once again reached annual legal limits for the entire year
Government to appear in court once again over its continued failure to tackle toxic air: reaction from Friends of the Earth
The UK Government is asking members of the public to send in their thoughts on how we can take diesel cars out of our towns and cities, without hurting the wallets of diesel car owners.
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.