air pollution

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Girl wearing pollution mask in front of polluted town

Millions of people in the UK breathe air full of dangerous gases and toxic particles. The Royal College of Physicians say that 40,000 deaths a year in the UK are linked to air pollution.

We all have the right to breathe safe air. It’s shocking how little the Government is doing. Dirty air regularly breaks the legal limits.

Appeal against air pollution ruling

Houses with smoke rising from Tremorfa Steelworks behind them

Tremofa Steelworks. Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

2015 air quality breeches

Houses with steelworks issuing smoke behind

Tremofa Steelworks. Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Environmental lawyers ClientEarth took the Government to court for not tackling high levels of air pollution in the UK.

Air pollution health risks

Smoke coming from a car exhaust

There are many health risks associated with air pollution:

Support the pedestrianisation of St Marys Street

Heavy traffic in St Mary Street, Cardiff

Heavy traffic in St Mary Street, Cardiff. Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth.

** Campaign update **

Campaign success - The High Street and part of St Mary Street (to Guildhall Place) have now been pedestrianised. The section of St Mary Street from Guildhall Place to St Mary Street has been narrowed and made one-way.

This action is now closed. Thank you to everyone who took part.

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