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Response from our Chairman to DEFRA air quality measures: ‘More urgent action on air quality is still required’

Our Chairman and MP for Huddersfield, Barry Sheerman, has responded to the new measures announced by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs to improve air quality introduced under the Environment Act. ‘The Air Pollution (Local Authority Audits) Bill 2021-22, which…

Barry Sheerman MP warns over ‘seriously polluted atmosphere’ in Parliament

A Labour MP has issued a fresh warning over the “seriously polluted atmosphere” in Parliament after spending time wearing a “very sophisticated air quality monitor”. Barry Sheerman, MP for Huddersfield, raised concerns over the “very polluted” air quality in the House of Commons, which he claimed…

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.