Manchester Clean Air

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Improving Greater Manchester’s air quality

The beginning of July saw the regular Trafford Park Business Network take place at Event City. Among the presentations that took place, Nigel Smith, Head of Regulatory Services for Trafford Council, outlined the forthcoming Clean Air proposals for Greater Manchester. Nigel started with the observation that pollution from road traffic is linked to a wide range of serious illnesses and conditions, contributing to the equivalent of 1,200 deaths a year in Greater Manchester alone. Many local roads in the region have levels of harmful nitrogen dioxide (NO2) which are above legal limits,