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Pollutionwatch: fireworks increase UK air pollution for several days

Guy Fawkes events caused five days of particle pollution problems, reaching maximum levels in several locations This year, Guy Fawkes events caused five days of particle pollution problems. Fireworks caused increased air pollution on Friday and Saturday evening across the … Continue reading

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Air quality problems in Sheffield and Derbyshire exposed

People in Sheffield and Chesterfield are being exposed to unsafe levels of potentially deadly air pollution, a new report claims. They are among nine urban areas in the UK named by the World Health Organisation for breaching safe levels of … Continue reading

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WHO names and shames UK cities breaching safe air pollution levels

British towns and cities have been named and shamed by the World Health Organisation for breaching safety levels for air pollution. Nine urban areas in the UK have been named by the global health body for breaching safe health levels … Continue reading

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When rain stops falling, particle concentrations rise

Brief respite from January’s recording breaking wet weather caused air pollution problems over eastern England. Cold still nights on the 20th and 21st meant that air pollution built up in towns and cities. In Leeds airborne particle concentrations reached 8 … Continue reading

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