Leicester CAZ scrapped as air quality improves


 

Leicester City Council has scrapped plans for a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) that would have seen non-Euro-6 trucks and buses charged £50 a day to enter the area. The council said this week that the Air Quality Action Plan it produced in 2015 has led to such “huge” improvements in the city’s pollution levels that there is no need for the planned CAZ. Leicester was one of 58 councils directed by the government in 2018 to take measures to quickly […]