WCRAQ education working party – mitigating air pollution in schools

The WCRAQ Education Working Party on 14 March 2023 saw speakers discuss measures to reduce air pollution in schools. Professor Prashant Kumar, GCARE/University of Surrey, Rosamund Kissi-Debrah, Ella Roberta Foundation, and Hannah Battram, Global Action Plan, highlighted simple and cost-effective…

Comment from our Chairman: Sign up your schools for the air quality scheme

Although Ella’s Law has not been passed, we are still working to protect children’s health through the Education Working Party. I encourage everyone to get involved with independent projects such as SAMHE, which aims to provide all schools with a…

Join us for the WCRAQ: Education Working Party on 14 March 2023

This quarter’s theme is Eliminating Air Pollution in Schools. Time: 13:00 – 15:30 on Teams The constant threat of air pollution is compromising children’s health. There are actions and solutions available today to help mitigate the effect of harmful emissions.…

Join us for the Hydrogen for Heavy Vehicles – Accelerating the Energy Transition Webinar

Agenda: 10:00 – 10:05: Protocol and meeting rules, Sally Cumner, Executive Director, Westminster Commission Road Air Quality 10:05 – 10:15: Update on WCRAQ in Parliament, Barry Sheerman MP, Chair, Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality 10:15 – 10:25: Update on…

Pollution Solution introduces Roadvent – the first-ever in-road air emissions capturing system at the WCRAQ Air Health Working Party

Environmental technology firm Pollution Solution has unveiled its new in-road solution for capturing dangerous pollutants from vehicles at the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality’s Air Health Working Party on Monday, 20 June.

WCRAQ Energy, Fuels and Vehicles working party meeting covers how dual-fuels and KERS can help reduce fuel consumption and emissions for fleets.

Jason Airey, the co-founder of WCRAQ, chaired the working party meeting on April 5th with guest speakers Mack Murray, the managing director of Adgero and Kevin Campbell, the Technical Operations Director, addvantage. The meeting attracted a wide audience including professionals from local authorities and the waste and haulage sectors.

WCRAQ Air Health Working Party explores the impacts of air pollution on the fetus .

The Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality invited Professor Cathy Thornton, Professor of Human Immunology at Swansea University to discuss the adverse effects of poor air quality on the fetus, including the impact of high levels of particulate matter (PM) 2.5.

WCRAQ continues to push for policy change to save lives from air pollution

Barry Sheerman, MP for Huddersfield, and Chairman of the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality (WCRAQ) submitted a Ten-Minute Rule Bill to the House of Commons, asking the Government to update the MOT test to include an efficiency test for DPFs (diesel particulate filters). The Bill passed the first test with no objections, and the second reading will take place on 18 March.

The official journal of WCRAQ has been published

Fleet Vision International magazine Winter 2022 is out now! Read the WCRAQ working party reports and our update on the Ten-Minute Bill for stricter MOT tests in the UK from page 58 onwards. The seventh issue of the thought-leading publication…