Whilst the main flurry of activity continues to deliver the B&NES Clean Air Plan (CAP) according to published deadlines, the pre-existing air quality work is reported on in the "2018 Air Quality Annual Status Report (138 pages)" which came out this week. It certainly scores highly on the 'weight of paper test'! and I did … Continue reading Latest Air Quality Report published
It's eerily quiet on the CAP... Our recent direct promptings to the Council's project team and Mark Shelford, the Cabinet Member for Transport and Environment now lead us to believe that the practicalities of the Clean Air Plan are proving very challenging to resolve. We have highlighted five aspects to the Council which we think will … Continue reading End of month report – July
Further to our report after Wera's Komedia Event on 9th June, the presentations from the day have been released today by her office. Perhaps as an alternative to the excitement in London SW19 and Russia these will provide quieter entertainment! There are nine slide decks and two 30 minute presentations from Green Peace and Bath … Continue reading Catch up on Wera at the Komedia
We could save 17,000 fossil fuelled journey per day - that's a 41% reduction. In our view this is a great vision - it's now just about putting the right carrot and stick measures to get it going. The proposed CAZ would be a great impetus for this. Click here for the detail of the story...
One of our committee members picked out this piece from Saturday's Guardian. One study suggests that nearly 60% of the UK’s population live in areas where air pollution is above the legal limit. The end result is staggering: 40,000 early deaths every year in the UK. In London, this makes air pollution the second-biggest health risk, … Continue reading Poor air quality worse threat than alcohol or obesity
In response to the proposals for a Clean Air Zone to be formed around central Bath, which were released on the 6th April and our attendance at the subsequent briefing, the Committee of the CRA have agreed the following statement. Response to the Breathe2021 Briefing at BRLSI on 190418 In essence, this is a … Continue reading BreATHe2021 – our response
Reading through the last monthly report I'm struck by how much has happened since then. At this time last month we were still awaiting the publication of the Council's "Clean Air Plan: Strategic Outline Case". We got it soon after - all 139 pages. Click on the video above for the two minute cartoon Click here for the just … Continue reading End of April Report – please follow us