Welsh Government sets out clean air zone proposals within £20m air quality fund

Cardiff Clean Air Zone

The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on introducing clean air zones (CAZs) in areas with poor air quality, which could see the most polluting lorries and vans prevented from entering, or charged for access. Local authorities are not currently mandated to introduce a CAZ, however both Caerphilly County Borough Council and Cardiff Council have been directed to explore such schemes as part of their plans to comply with air quality standards as soon as possible. The consultation does, however, […]