Almost half of local authorities breach air quality guidelines, government records reveal

Bright Blue researcher Sam Hall is quoted in the Independent in response to new air quality statistics, showing 40% of councils were in breach of legal air pollution limits in 2015. He calls for all cities to have the powers and funding to establish low emission zones.

Here's an excerpt:

“The government’s current plans for clean air zones in just five cities do not go far enough. Ministers should enable all city councils to set up clean air zones to restrict the dirtiest cars from urban centres."

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