Olympic Transport Plan would lead to breaches of air pollution laws

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Hugh Sumner Director of Transport Olympic Delivery Authority One Churchill Place Canary Wharf London E14 5LN Mayor Johnson Chairman Transport for London Windsor House 42-50 Victoria Street London SW1H 0TL By email and registered post 8 April 2011 Dear Mr … Continue reading

A warning for the London 2012 Olympics as Defra issues ‘First “summer smog” of 2009 alert’

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A warning for the London 2012 Olympics as Defra issues ‘First “summer smog” of 2009 alert’ with research highlighting premature deaths during August 2003 smog ‘event’ Air Pollution Bandings and Index need to align to current World Health Organisation recommendations … Continue reading

Investigation by the Environment Committee of the London Assembly into air quality up to 2012

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Darren Johnson AM Chair Environment Committee London Assembly City Hall The Queen’s Walk London SE1 2AA 11 January 2009 Dear Darren Investigation by the Environment Committee of the London Assembly into air quality up to 2012: ‘Ridicule for breaching air … Continue reading

‘Clean Air in London’ hails Lord Coe’s air quality vision for London 2012

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‘Clean Air in London’ hails Lord Coe’s air quality vision for London 2012 The Campaign for Clean Air in London (CCAL) has received a personal letter from Lord Coe, Chairman of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic … Continue reading

Tessa Jowell replies personally on London 2012 air quality laws

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Tessa Jowell replies personally on London 2012 air quality laws International Paralympic Committee writes emphasising importance of independent assurance reports by Commission for Sustainable London 2012 Silence still from Olympic Delivery Authority and British Olympic Association London needs radical environmental … Continue reading

Low emission zone is much needed but must go much further, much faster

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Low Emission Zone is much needed but must go much further, much faster Brompton Road air pollution peaks hit record levels in 2007 and topped those in Marylebone Road 72% of Londoners are worried about air pollution IOC was told … Continue reading

London 2012: “Greenest Games ever” or “Most sustainable ever” breaches of air quality laws

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The Rt. Hon. Tessa Jowell MP Minister for the Olympics and London and Co-Chair of the Olympic Board Cabinet Office 70 Whitehall London SW1A 2AS By post and email 17 January 2008 Dear Minister London 2012: “Greenest Games ever” or … Continue reading

Achieving WHO recommended standards of air quality throughout London by 2012 Olympics

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David Higgins Chief Executive Olympic Delivery Authority London 2012 One Churchill Place Canary Wharf London E14 5LN 21 April 2007 Dear Mr Higgins Achieving sustainably at least World Health Organisation recommended standards of air quality throughout London by 2012 Olympics … Continue reading