Highways England’s failure to commit to measures to tackle air pollution on its roads is unlawful, lawyers from ClientEarth has warned.
With just a matter of days to go before the launch of London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone, the fleet industry has again called for more support to help businesses comply with clean air zones.
Local authority will instead spend £32 million to reduce air pollution and improve congestion in the city.
ClientEarth has written to 38 local authorities in England and Wales warning of the legal risk of inaction on air pollution
Air pollution in a number of UK towns and cities is worse than previously feared according to a new Government plan ordered by the High Court after legal action by ClientEarth.
Stuttgart must comply with a court order and come up with an air quality plan that includes a ban on Euro 5 diesel vehicles or face a 10,000 Euro fine.
By Matthew Oakley, director at WPI Economics
The inquiry, which involves the Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Environmental Audit, Health and Social Care, and Transport Committees, published the Government response today.
ClientEarth has confirmed that a “domino effect” is underway after news that Germany will put a diesel ban in place by 2019.
Stephen Briers discusses road pricing following a report from ClientEarth
The European Commission says it will refer the UK to the Court of Justice of the European Union for its failure to address air pollution.
Parents would back ‘pollution exclusion zones’ to divert cars away from primary and secondary schools at key moments in the day, survey finds.
The Government must take stronger action to improve air quality in areas not compelled to introduce clean air zones (CAZs) or submit local action plans.
NOx emissions in the UK fell by 10% in 2016 compared to 2015, and by and by almost a quarter (23%) between 2012 and 2016.
Time is running out for the Government to convince the European Commission it has done enough to improve air quality in the UK.
London has reached air pollution limits on Brixton Road for the whole year, just 30 days into 2018.
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