Need to find out more about Scottish low emission zones (LEZs)? Then put 2 April 2020 in your diary. The Scottish Government has committed to introducing LEZs across its four largest cities by the end of this year, while further air quality hotspots areas are expected to follow suit by 2023. Glasgow was first off the mark, launching its LEZ in 2018 focusing firstly on cleaning up the bus sector, however this will extend to all vehicles by the end […]
Government and local authorities have been urged not to “demonise diesel” but to develop a national framework instead to encourage the take up of modern, clean diesel trucks. The call came at a conference on air quality held by vehicle manufacturers’ association the SMMT.
Ordered to clean the air: how the logistics sector found itself in the firing line of the air quality battle
Last month’s third High Court defeat by environmental law firm ClientEarth has really put the government under the cosh over tackling air pollution.
Clean air zones must be expanded in towns and cities as part of measures to cut pollution levels as evidence mounts that high Covid-19 infection rates are linked to poor air quality.