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The downside of summer sunshine

The June heatwave brought dangerously high ozone levels and caused serious summer smog The hottest June day in the UK since 1976 caused widespread summertime smog across southern England and the Midlands. Sevenoaks in Kent and Lullington Heath, East Sussex, measured the … Continue reading

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Smog sparks fears over soaring air pollution levels in Kent

Green Party members in Maidstone are demanding steps be taken to tackle a worrying rise in air pollution – which reached a peak last week with smog descending across parts of the county. Levels of air pollution soared last Thursday, … Continue reading

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New areas of air pollution found down length of A25

NEW pockets of poor air quality have been identified in the Sevenoaks district. Sevenoaks previously had a total of 11 Air Quality Management Areas AQMAs, but harmful levels of pollution were recently found in Brasted. As a result, the entire … Continue reading

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