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Open letter to Mayor Khan seeking urgent action on tube dust

Posted on 9 July 2017

Air pollution in the London Underground (‘tube dust’): expert health advice; warnings; and action Dear Sadiq I am writing on behalf of Clean Air in London (CAL) about air pollution in the London Underground (‘tube dust’ and ‘Tube’) to urge … Continue reading

Blame Maggie Thatcher and every Government since for knowingly poisoning us with carcinogenic diesel fumes

Posted on 4 May 2017

Blame Maggie Thatcher and every Government since for knowingly poisoning us with carcinogenic diesel fumes Government’s new nitrogen dioxide (NO2) plan reveals bigger problems and less action than expected and no commitment to diesel scrappage.  London is still expected to … Continue reading

Brixton Road breaches NO2 hourly legal limit for 2017 in five days

Posted on 5 January 2017

Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) hourly legal limit for the whole of 2017 has been breached in London in just five days World Health Organisation guideline is for no human exposure to NO2 over 200 micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3) measured over … Continue reading

How and when will Sadiq keep his clean air pledge if he doesn’t #BanDiesel?

Posted on 18 December 2016

Many roads in central London will tend to have the highest concentrations of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in the world as a result of diesel vehicles emitting 90-95% of the most harmful exhaust emissions including NO2.  Worse, levels of NO2 are … Continue reading