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EAC report on air pollution slams Government and has no plaudits for Mayor

Posted on 8 December 2014

Best report yet from the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) on air pollution slams the Government for five years of inaction and adds no credibility to the Mayor’s claims of success in London EAC puts forward a comprehensive and practical package … Continue reading

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Complaint to Advertising Standards Authority about Mayor’s ULEZ advertisement

Posted on 4 December 2014

Londoners may be wildly misled by the Mayor’s claims of reductions in vehicle pollution Letter addressed to the Advertising Standards Authority dated 24 November 2014 Dear Sir or Madam I am writing on behalf of Clean Air in London (CAL) … Continue reading

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Mayor publishes health study revealing deaths attributable to NO2

Posted on 29 November 2014

‘Clean Air in London’ (CAL) estimates 5,061 deaths attributable to dangerous airborne particles (PM2.5) in London in 2020 and 5,159 in 2025.  These compare with the Mayor’s estimate of 4,267 for PM2.5 in 2008.  CAL estimates 2,684 deaths attributable to … Continue reading

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Massive win for ClientEarth on all counts in landmark air pollution case

Posted on 19 November 2014

Court of Justice of the European Union Judgement in Case C-404/13 ‘The Queen, on the application of ClientEarth v The Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ UK Supreme Court must require Defra, in this case, to … Continue reading