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Clean-air campaigners call for ban on school run to cut pollution

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One in four cars on the road at peak times are on the school run, government figures show. Photograph: Teri Pengilley for the Guardian

Government urged to take steps to reduce the impact of toxic air on vulnerable children

May 21, 2018 — Clean-air campaigners have written to the government calling for a ban on parents driving their children to school in an attempt to cut down on toxic levels of air pollution. Continue reading Clean-air campaigners call for ban on school run to cut pollution

UK gov’t loses High Court case on air pollution

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AIR POLLUTION. A breathing mask is fixed to a statue of Queen Victoria in central London on 18 April 2016. File photo by Leon Neal/AFP

A judge rules in favor of the group’s case, declaring that the government’s Air Quality Plan was unlawful and ‘must be quashed’ and rewritten

LONDON, United Kingdom (Nov. 3, 2016) — Environmental campaigners in Britain won a High Court legal battle on Wednesday, November 2, over the government’s failure to tackle air pollution to meet European standards.  Continue reading UK gov’t loses High Court case on air pollution