New Limits For Air Pollution By 2022
Daily Express|June 18, 2021
Lowering legal limits and raising awareness of air pollution are among a raft of measures announced by the Government to tackle the crisis.
Steph Spyro

They are in response to a coroner’s report that found toxic air contributed to the death of nine-year-old Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah eight years ago.

But her mum Rosamund and fellow health campaigners have criticised the delay in introducing new limits – which will not be in place until October next year. She said: “I’m sad and disappointed nothing’s being done sooner. Why do we have to wait 16 months?

“We need action now. We’re hosting COP26 in November – we should be leading by example.

“What about the children who will die in the interim?

“And will the Government commit to setting these targets into legislation by October 2022?

“I shall be watching closely to make sure it delivers on its promise.”

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