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Britain's toxic playgrounds: In a scandal that should shame the nation, 2.6 million children are at schools that have dangerous levels of air pollution.

In 2017, air quality measurements taken across London identified St Paul's as being the second most polluted school in the capital. It sits next to the Hammersmith Flyover, with pupils exposed to high levels of fumes from 100,000 passing vehicles every day. And, shockingly, it is far from the only school affected. Across the country some 6,500 schools educating 2.6 million children are in areas with dangerous levels of air pollution, it has been estimated, all largely caused by cars.  Read more.....



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