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Category Name: Pollution

CPH now prize winning against air pollution

In addition to our last message we contacted Lars Brogaard of the union of airport workers at Copenhagen Airport (CPH), who was mentioned in the 2012 report about threatened health. We asked him the state of affairs five years later. His answer was rather optimistic, referring to a Danish newsletter of June 2017. ‘Yes, things […]

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Study about pollution in airports still worrying

People working at airside at airports are exposed to potentially health damaging air pollution. The National Board of Industrial Injuries in Denmark attributes several cancer cases to the air pollution in airports. This work-related pollution is a serious and overseen threat for the workers. The main concern is ultra-fine particles of both aircraft and diesel […]

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AirportWatch October 2015 News Bulletin

The october edition of AirportWatch News Bulletin reports what has been happening lately about the 3rd runway at Heathrow airport. Here's what you'll find inside: Page 1 - Huge rally against Heathrow 3rd runway demonstrates intense cross-party opposition in London - Top Civil Servant, Sir Jeremy Heywood, ‘warned ministers not to comment’ on Heathrow runway [...]
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European Commission : Consultation on the mid-term review of the 2011 White Paper on transport

Among the stakeholders are the population suffering from noise and emission pollution and the organisations representing them. Organisations within the member states should fill in the questionnaire online. The consultation was launched on 10 March 2015 and will end on 2 June 2015. The questionnaire, only in English language, is available on the European Commission web site. The [...]
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