Air pollution fears fuel fight against new London cruise ship terminal

Air pollution fears fuel fight against new London cruise ship terminal
 

A huge new cruise ship terminal planned for the River Thames would see a spike in dangerous levels of air pollution in the heart of the capital with unknown health consequences for hundreds of thousands of people, campaigners have warned.
The proposals, which have been given planning permission, would see up to 55 giant cruise ships dock in London every year. Each ship would need to run its diesel engines round the clock to power onboard facilities, generating the same amount of toxic NO2 emissions as almost 700 continuously running lorries.
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26 September 2018 in Business, Views: 56
Source: Guardian
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