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Public call for UK law to reflect WHO air pollution limits

British public is in favour of action against air pollution, a YouGov poll has revealed The survey, involving 2,000 adults, found 54% were in favour of strengthening the UK’s laws in line within the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines for…

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Air pollution leading to Ella Kissi-Debrah’s death should have been highlighted as a public health emergency, council expert announces

Lewisham Council has been scrutinised as acting at a ‘glacial pace’ over the issue of unlawful levels of air pollution in spite of knowing the risks, the Kissi-Debrah inquest has heard. Ella lived metres from the South Circular Road in…

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Landmark inquest to determine if air pollution killed Ella Kissi-Debrah based on WCRAQ Chair of Air Health’s report

New inquest will determine if illegal levels of air pollution played a role in Ella’s death eight years on, which could help save other children. A fresh inquest commencing on Monday will investigate the death of an asthmatic nine-year-old schoolgirl…