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BCAG: “Barton Renewable Energy Plant Will Not Be Built”

(Sent in by the Breathe Clean Air Group). Plans to build a 20 MW, biomass-fuelled, heat and power plant in Davyhulme, Greater Manchester appear to have failed. Local campaigners the Breathe Clean Air Group, have unearthed documentation showing that the … Continue reading

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#Manchester air quality – kids warned to ‘limit outdoor exertion’

So, probably a good thing that the mobikes are going… Good grief, what a species we are. Manchester records highest levels of air pollution anywhere in western Europe as children warned to ‘limit outdoor exertion’ Manchester recorded the highest levels of … Continue reading

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New report: Unreported and harmful emissions from incinerators across England

Harmful emissions from incinerators are going unreported says new research which highlights serious public health failings. Copies of the full report can be read here: http://ukwin.org.uk/bin The new report reveals: • Incinerators exceed pollution reporting thresholds, but due to a loophole … Continue reading

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#Trafford air quality: improvement proposal “cynically watered down”

Press Release from the Breathe Clean Air Group “Trafford Labour Group’s positive proposal for achieving improved air quality in the borough has been cynically watered down by the Conservative Council’s amendments,” said Peter Kilvert, Chairman of the Breathe Clean Air … Continue reading

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#Manchester “Clean Air” Day, 15th June. BCAG statement

Manchester has awful air quality, in breach of European Union regulations.  Fortunately we are solving this problem by… leaving the European Union (#takebackcontrol). So, this Thursday is “Clean Air Day”   . This event is happening. MCFly has received the following … Continue reading

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