Plan to curb England's most polluted spot divides residents

Plight of Chideock village in Dorset puts problem of toxic traffic fumes under spotlightWith the title of England’s worst road pollution hotspot this week being placed on a small village on the Jurassic Coast, the problem of toxic NO2 fumes is in the spotlight – not just as a public hazard for big cities but for countryside residents too.And it’s expected to get worse. While Friends of the Earth this week revealed the latest figures showing 1,360 sites across England were breaching the air quality objective levels for NO2, road traffic forecasts from the Department of Transport show traffic volumes… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/01/plan-to-curb-englands-most-polluted-spot-divides-residents

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