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02/11/2016

High Court Judgement on Air Quality

The judge questioned Defra’s five year modelling; saying it was “inconsistent” with taking measures to improve pollution ” as soon as possible.” The court heard that Defra’s original plans for a more extensive network of Clean Air Zones in more than a dozen UK cities had been watered down.

The case is the second the government has lost on its failure to clean up air pollution in two years.

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http://www.clientearth.org/major-victory-health-uk-high-court-government-inaction-air-pollution/