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Tickets for Wera's transport and air pollution conference are still available

Here’s an open invitation from Wera Hobhouse.  More details are here.

Members of the CRA Committee will be there.

This promises to bring some fresh thinking and expertise to bear on Bath’s air pollution issues which the High Court have mandated the Council to finalise in their Clean Air Plan by the end of the year. 67 more words

DEFRA consultation on air quality

The UK Government, through the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), is carrying out a consultation seeking views on a new Clean Air Strategy and on actions to improve air quality by reducing pollution from a wide range of sources. 20 more words

UK Health And Social Care

Healthcare costs of air pollution

Public Health England have developed a tool to estimate the healthcare costs of air pollution. The cost of air pollution tool quantifies the potential costs to the NHS and social care due to the health impacts of particulate matter (PM2.5) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in England, and separately for each local authority. 37 more words

Health Behaviour And Inequality

Could Your Shampoo Be the New Car Exhaust?

Shampoo. Air freshener. Countertop cleaner. Nearly everything in your medicine cabinet or under your kitchen sink is a source of air pollution.

Regulators and scientists have known this for years, but recent studies led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration find that gases emitted from these fragrant products could be a greater source of air pollution than previously thought.

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Air Quality

Westminster schools to be protected by new ‘no-pollution zones’

Primary schools in Westminster will be protected by “no-pollution zones” under plans announced today.

The council has promised to invest £1 million in creating pollution barriers around its primary schools.

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Air Quality

Bath MP wants more radical solution to transport and pollution woes.

Bath MP Wera Hobhouse took her ‘surgery session’ out on the streets of the city today in an effort to drum up public support for a conference she is organising about Bath’s transport and pollution problems. 87 more words