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Camden Council urges Boris Johnson to do more to cut lethal air pollution

Mayor of London Boris Johnson Mayor of London Boris Johnson

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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Camden Council has written to Mayor of London Boris Johnson urging him to do more to cut fatal levels of air pollution in north London.

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Cllr Phil Jones, Camden’s cabinet member for sustainability, and Islington Council leader Cllr Richard Watts, wrote to Mr Johnson last week requesting an ­urgent meeting with local residents to discuss concerns.

Cllr Jones said: “Much of the pollution on our roads is caused by taxis, buses, and through traffic. We are lobbying the Mayor of London to do a lot more to stop thousands of Londoners dying too soon because of the air that we breathe.”

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