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, […]
Leeds City Council has outlined its final clean air zone (CAZ) plans, to be submitted to government following board approval later this month.
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A group of influential MPs has called for a significant increase in low emission zones across England’s major cities to tackle air pollution.