14 Nov '13, 12pm

M60

M60 expansion plans too damaging to public health 14 November 2013 Campaigners have welcomed the shelving of plans for more lanes on a section of the M60 in Greater Manchester. Launching a consultation on plans for the M60 , the Highways Agency has ruled out hard shoulder running between junctions 8 and 18 because of the detrimental impact it would have on air quality. The Agency’s environmental assessment concluded that allowing more cars to use the road between Sale and Swinton would breach UK and EU standards protecting public health and the natural environment. Alan Andrews, environmental lawyer at ClientEarth said "The Highways Agency deserve credit for getting this one right. Air pollution in Manchester is already way above legal limits, and it’s the same story in towns and cities throughout the UK. That’s why we’ve been fighting a three year legal battle with the Go...

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/media/14-oct-M60-plans-...

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