Category list : Air quality
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Westminster City Council has set out its next steps for making Oxford Street safer before the Elizabeth line opens later this year, after it blocked pedestrianisation plans.
Heathrow refutes congestion charge claimSubscription
Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) has denied it is planning to introduce a £15 congestion charge for motorists, despite claims it is the “only realistic way” to meet emissions targets for expansion.
Local authorities should be given more technical support to devise and implement schemes to clean up dirty air, a report by MPs has found.
Heathrow expansion cash under threat from BASubscription
Funding for Heathrow expansion could be in jeopardy after British Airways (BA) chief executive Willie Walsh threatened to expand the airline at other London airports due to Heathrow’s higher landing charges.
Civil engineers' plan to tackle London pollutionSubscription
The Institution for Civil Engineers (ICE) has published its final report into how engineers can help tackle London’s air pollution as shocking new levels of pollution in the capital are revealed.
Viewpoint | Taking the lead on air qualitySubscription
For the past 200 years, civil engineers have been intimately involved not only in the construction of the UK’s towns and cities but in finding solutions to the many problems that come when millions of people live so closely together.
Critics claim pollution strategy 'lacks urgency'Subscription
The government’s final £3bn Air Quality Plan has been branded cynical and weak by environmental campaigners, despite including steps towards achieving zero emission roads.
Government faces third pollution court dateSubscription
Activist group ClientEarth is taking the government to court for a third time over its attempts to tackle air quality.
Clean air proposals dismissed by campaignersSubscription
The government has been accused of passing the buck to local authorities after publishing its delayed draft Air Quality Plan, which charges authorities with tackling transport emissions.
Call for metro mayors to make transport greenerSubscription
New metro mayors must use their powers to tackle high levels of air pollution and improve green transport, according to leading environmental groups.