The health benefits from London’s Low Emission Zone have failed to materialise because levels of harmful particles have not changed, an influential group of MPs has been told. Dr Ian Mudway, an expert in respiratory toxicology at Kings College London, told the environmental audit committee that his team were analysing data to see if the capital’s LEZ had reduced emissions affecting children’s allergic respiratory health. He said: “We are analysing the data now to see whether there’s been a step […]
The Microlise Transport Conference programme has been finalised, with an environment-focused panel set to debate key environmental issues, including recent stringent EU CO2 reduction targets for heavy vehicles and the clean air and low emission zones coming in to operation across the UK.
A cross-party group of MPs joined FairFuelUK (FFUK) and its backers today, to deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street calling for a 3ppl reduction in fuel duty in next week’s Budget.