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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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More toxic Greater #Manchester air looms. Silence from Andy Burnham…

So, months on from the world-changing “Green Summit” it turns out that the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, is not responding to legitimate questions from the Breath Clean Air Group (sent on the 24th June – see below).  What … Continue reading

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Saddleworth Moor fire – Wildlife Trusts response #Manchester #pressrelease

So, if you are in Manchester you can probably smell and taste Saddleworth Moor right now. If you’re asthmatic, for god’s sake, have your inhalers on you, and make sure people know what to do if you get unwell.  Meanwhile, … 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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#goodnews – Dragons! (Is winter coming?)

So, gonna start printing occasional bits of good news, to offset the horror that is the continuing and escalating incompetence and delusion that is Manchester climate tosh… The first bit is a press release that got sent a couple of … Continue reading

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