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Moor Lane: London’s first low-emission street

City of London authorities unveil first public details of plan to make city centre street a hub for clean air Moor Lane, tucked behind Moorgate tube station in central London, is a narrow city street lined with glass and concrete. … Continue reading

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Diesel vehicle purchases banned by City of London Corporation

London’s struggling attempt to battle rising air pollution was given a welcome boost on Monday (1 August), after the City of London Corporation announced a ban on the purchase of diesel vehicles for its business fleets. With a fleet of … Continue reading

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Farringdon Street in the City is the worst place for toxic pollution in London 

Farringdon Street is worse than the Blackwall Tunnel northern approach, Old Street and Marylebone Road for deadly toxic particles The worst clouds of tiny toxic particles linked to the early deaths of thousands of Londoners are found in the Square … Continue reading

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Killer pollution in City hits top ‘black’ alert level 

Pollution in the City hit the top “black” alert as the latest figures showed tiny killer toxins in London’s air still claiming more than 3,000 lives a year. A spike of particulate pollution reached a “very high” in Upper Thames … Continue reading

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Air pollution is the scourge of the City: We all have a role to play in tackling it

London’s air pollution is making thousands more people die early each year” and “time to transform London’s air quality” have been some of the more stark headlines in recent weeks. As air quality in London – and the impact on … Continue reading

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Joggers told to avoid certain London City streets due to air pollution

The City of London have issued a new alert system to warn joggers to exercising in areas where air levels are unsafe. Due to potentially toxic levels of air pollution in several areas around the city, joggers are being warned … Continue reading

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London’s worst performing boroughs for air pollution revealed

Three quarters of main roads in London have illegal levels of air pollution. The figures have been released by London Assembly Green Party Member Jenny Jones and show all of Camden’s main roads break the European legal limits for nitrogen … Continue reading

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