Emissions-based charging by 2018 and paid to walk or cycle by 2020

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New deal for taxi drivers that delivers the ‘Eight point transformation package’ proposed by Clean Air in London and the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association Private hire vehicles must meet the same emission standards as taxis and pay the congestion charge … Continue reading

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

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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

Boris takes backward steps on his own ULEZ

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Mayor announces plans for £10 daily charge for pre-Euro 6 diesel vehicles entering the central congestion charging area from 2020 after previously planning a ban Simon Birkett, Founder and Director of Clean Air in London, said: “Boris is backtracking on … Continue reading

‘Clean Air in London’ congratulates Policy Exchange on ‘Something in the Air’

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The blockbuster report shows: over 85% of the areas with England’s worst air pollution are in London; diesel exhaust is at the heart of air pollution problems in cities; the vulnerable are much more likely to be exposed to air … Continue reading

EIR request shows Mayor Johnson failing to warn Londoners and may be seeking to mislead us

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Environmental information request shows Mayor Johnson is failing to warn Londoners and may be actively seeking to mislead us about the biggest public health crisis since the Great Smog of 1952.  4,000 early deaths in 1952 changed the world but … Continue reading

What is a Berlin-type Clean Air Zone?

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Draft and without prejudice 270611 Clean Air Zone for London (for the Olympics with a valuable legacy thereafter) Many problems to resolve Health – Link between traffic-related air pollution and new cases of asthma in children. 15,800 cardiovascular deaths in … Continue reading

‘Clean Air in London’ rejects Mayor’s (sole) proposal i.e. delay Phase 3 of LEZ to January 2012

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Mayor of London Greater London Authority City Hall The Queen’s Walk More London London SE1 2AA LEZ Variation Order consultation Transport for London Windsor House 42-50 Victoria Street London SW1H 0TL By email: [email protected] [email protected] 24 June 2010 Dear Mayor … 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

Mayor replies to our questions on the low emission zone

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Mayor replies to our questions on the Low Emission Zone ACTION If you are concerned about the serious health impact of air pollution, please email David Miliband, the Secretary of State for the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural … Continue reading

Mayor’s second consultation on the low emission zone

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URGENT ACTION REQUIRED: CONSULTATION CLOSES ON 2 FEBRUARY 2007 Our reference: Trencom/Mayor/07                                                        13 January 2007   Ken Livingstone                                                            Freepost RLUA-CUHG-JGKL Mayor of London and Chair of TfL Board                                Low Emission Zone Consultation Central Customer Services                                         Chiswick Gate 23rd Floor Empress … Continue reading

Mayor’s consultation on the low emission zone

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Ken Livingstone Chair of TfL Board Central Customer Services 23rd Floor Empress State Building Empress Approach London SW6 1TR Dear Mr Livingstone                                                                          9 April 2006 Low emission zone consultation I am writing on behalf of The Knightsbridge Association, which represents … Continue reading