Calderdale Council could face £1m/day fine for Upper Calder Valley air pollution

Campaigners for sustainable transport in the Upper Calder Valley have welcomed news of
the European Commission’s (EC) recent legal proceedings against the UK government, for
its failure to cut excessive levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2).

In Hebden Bridge, legal NO2 limits are regularly exceeded along the A646 from Bankfoot Terrace to Station Road.

The EC said the UK has broken commitments and now faces fines in the hundreds of millions of pounds.
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