Tackling air quality problems

Tackling air quality problems

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Department for Transport have now released the supplement to the UK plan for tackling roadside NOx consultation, adding a further 33 local authorities to the 27 already tasked to clean up their air.

This now makes a total of 60 towns and cities that have to take some action to tackle the air quality in their areas, including London.

In a statement issued yesterday (26 June), the Road Haulage Association (RHA) chief executive, Richard Burnett said: “In recent weeks four local authorities – and London – have made announcements about their clean air strategies. It’s inevitable that each authority will place its own restrictions, timelines and of course cost.

“There must balance in terms of phasing in these schemes. Hauliers simply can’t afford extra costs and manufacturers, retailers and ultimately the consumer will inevitably end up footing the bill.

“If the UK is to see tangible benefits from these schemes it’s essential that there’s clarity about what’s needed and uniformity in approach. As the only UK organisation dedicated to road haulage, the RHA is best placed to offer advice and guidance.”

Relevant Directory Listings

Listing image

Metafour Ltd

NetCourier fulfilment software is a single point of integration for connecting eCommerce platforms, WMS, and order management. Our software provides couriers, 3PLs and retail logistics companies a system that seamlessly connects them to their customers & suppliers. NetCourier is integrated with over 20 carriers such […]

Find out more

Other Directory Listings

News Archive

Advertisement

MER Magazine


The Mail & Express Review (MER) Magazine is our quarterly print publication. Packed with original content and thought-provoking features, MER is a must-read for those who want the inside track on the industry.

 

P&P Poll

Loading

Which stories do you most like reading about on Post & Parcel?

Thank you for voting
You have already voted on this poll!
Please select an option!






Pin It on Pinterest

Share This