Tag: Pollution

“Couldn’t care less” – Salford Sainsbury’s is targeted by Greenpeace for their plastic pollution

“Couldn’t care less” – Salford Sainsbury’s is targeted by Greenpeace for their plastic pollution

A Sainsbury’s store in Salford was the target of a campaign fronted by Greenpeace Manchester over their overuse of plastic and levels of waste.

“Doing nothing is not an option” – ‘£20 fine’ for idling cars outside schools

“Doing nothing is not an option” – ‘£20 fine’ for idling cars outside schools

Trafford Council are proposing to fine parents who keep their car engines running, in the hope it will reduce air pollution within the borough.

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“Reckless and unsustainable” – Green candidate criticises Andy Burnham’s housing proposals

Green party Councillor Bryan Blears yesterday sent a letter to the Mayor of Manchester Andy Burnham, calling his new housing proposals “reckless and unsustainable”.

Salford roads in breach of air pollution laws, says GMCA Clean Air Plan

Salford roads in breach of air pollution laws, says GMCA Clean Air Plan

In July 2017 the Government identified 12 roads in Greater Manchester that breached air pollution laws. Now, the real figure […]

Health campaigner says level of air pollution in Salford ‘causing ill health’

Health campaigner says level of air pollution in Salford ‘causing ill health’

A health campaigner and member of Salford’s Green Party has attacked pollution rates in the region.

Thousands of fish have been reintroduced to the River Irwell

TODAY the Environment Agency have released 8000 fish into the Greater Manchester river following a decline in numbers. The decline […]

Second River Irwell pollution this month named ecological disaster

RIVER Irwell pollution has caused an “ecological disaster” after suffering a second incident in just three weeks. This is according […]

Statistics reveal Manchester’s higher risk of lung conditions

MANCHESTER’S health bosses have been urged to clean up their act after worrying statistics revealed the city’s residents have a […]