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Pollution hotspots get ‘clean bus’ cash 

Eighteen “pollution hotspots” in England have been awarded funds to cut bus emissions, as part of efforts to meet EU targets on nitrogen dioxide. The government has been taken to court over its failure to meet NO2 limits and has … Continue reading

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Illegal air pollution will blight many UK cities for at least five years 

Government plan to improve air quality will still leave people in dozens of cities, including London, Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Cardiff and Edinburgh, breathing toxic air until at least 2020 Dozens of UK cities including London, Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Cardiff and … Continue reading

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Liverpool air pollution is cutting lives short: Shocking new figures reveal impact of toxic emissions

More than 200 people died in Liverpool from illnesses related to air pollution in 2010, sparking a successful push for funds to improve city’s air quality A project to improve Liverpool’s air quality has been backed with a £10k grant … Continue reading

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Britain’s worst towns for air pollution revealed

Air pollution levels in major UK cities have reached worryingly high levels and more should be done to combat ‘dangerous’ poor air quality, campaigners have warned. London, Manchester, Leicester, Liverpool and Birmingham all had at least five days last year … Continue reading

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