Improving air quality in Liverpool

Air pollution can cause serious health problems and be harmful to our children in Liverpool. Liverpool City Council and its partners are already working hard to help clear the air. If we all play our part and make small changes to reduce air pollution we can make a big difference.

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Big Bus Debate launched

Big Bus Debate launched

A public debate has been launched to find out what people in the city region think about the bus system. The government is in the process of devolving new powers over how our buses operate. This public conversation will help inform how those powers are...

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Examining new ways to clear the air

Examining new ways to clear the air

A PUBLIC health campaign outlining the steps people can take to mitigate the impact of air pollution has been launched in Liverpool.  Let’s Clear the Air Liverpool outlines the stark health consequences of pollution caused mainly by cars and also industry....

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Work underway to clear the air

Work underway to clear the air

Mayor Joe Anderson has committed to reducing air pollution and making Liverpool a place where walking, cycling, electric vehicles and clean fuels will dominate, and from which polluting diesel traffic will be discouraged, to protect the health of Liverpool...

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Today's
Air Quality

Our handy map makes it easy to see what current and upcoming air pollution levels are like in your area by bringing you the very latest information from Defra.

Image above is visual only. Click link to see live map. Air quality levels in Liverpool sourced from Defra.
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What is air pollution?

The air around us is made up of a collection invisible particles and gasses, some of which can damage our health. The more we know about the air we breathe, the easier it can be to protect ourselves, reduce exposure and work together to make a difference. 

Reducing and avoiding pollution

There are simple things we can all do to protect ourselves and improve air quality and, if we add everyone's contribution together, we can help clear the air.

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