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September , 2017
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London's most polluted schools to be given air-quality audits

Source: The Guardian, Date: September , 2017

 Source: The Guardian, London, Sep 14, 2017:- The most polluted schools in London are to be audited as part of the mayor’s drive to clean up toxic air across the capital. Earlier this year a Guardian investigation revealed that hundreds of thousands of children are being exposed to illegal levels of damaging air pollution from diesel vehicles at schools and nurseries. Sadiq Khan said on Wednesday that air pollution was “the biggest public health emergency of a generation”. He announced the first 50 schools to undergo a pollution audit, and said the results would be followed by “hard-hitting measures” to minimise the damage being done to children. “It is shameful that children across London are breathing in toxic air simply by going to and from school and I am determined to do everything in my power to safeguard their health.

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