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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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Thousands of British children exposed to illegal levels of air pollution 

More than 2,000 schools and nurseries close to roads with damaging levels of diesel fumes, joint investigation by Guardian and Greenpeace reveals Hundreds of thousands of children are being exposed to illegal levels of damaging air pollution from diesel vehicles … 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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