Wednesday, 2 May 2018

UK's most polluted towns and cities revealed

UK's most polluted towns and cities revealed Some 47 towns and cities across the UK are at or have exceeded air pollution limits set by the World Health Organization, its new report has found.

The WHO data shows 32 areas have fine particle air pollution levels above 10 micrograms per cubic metre, with the remaining 15 at that limit.

Areas that exceeded the level include London and Manchester, with the Welsh steelworks town Port Talbot the worst.

Dirty air can cause debilitating diseases and hasten death. BBC News

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