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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 pollution levels soar in Belfast, Londonderry, Armagh and Newry 

Northern Ireland, London, the South East and Eastern regions are experiencing very high levels of pollutants known as particulate matter, or PMs, which come from sources such as traffic emissions, in particular diesel engines. High levels of air pollution are … Continue reading

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Department warns of high pollution levels in Belfast and Londonderry 

High levels of air pollution are being monitored by Department of Environment officials in Belfast and Londonderry. Moderate levels are also being recorded in towns across Northern Ireland. The department said “elevated levels” of pollution are likely to continue for … Continue reading

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‘Very high’ levels of air pollution recorded in Northern Ireland

Very high levels of air pollution have been recorded overnight in Newry – with other areas across Northern Ireland also suffering from increased levels. The numbers have been blamed on weather conditions causing a build up of pollutants from cars … Continue reading

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Warning over high level of air pollution in Derry

Air pollution has hit unusually high levels in Londonderry. The very high levels of particulate matter are linked to the current cold weather conditions and are expected across Northern Ireland until Friday, forecasters said. The weather conditions can lead to … Continue reading

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Recirculated air pollution descends on Derry

High levels of air pollution have been recorded in Derry. The Department of Environment say it is currently monitoring high levels of particulate matter in the city – as well as in Belfast, Newry, Lisburn and Armagh. “The pollution is … Continue reading

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High levels of air pollution found in Northern Ireland

High levels of air pollution have been detected in Northern Ireland, the Department of the Environment said. The Newry area has recorded the highest pollution, with moderate levels noted in Armagh, Ballymena, Belfast, Lisburn, North Down and Londonderry. The problem … Continue reading

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