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Now we all know that CO2 is a harmful component of exhaust gases. It is important for its contribution to global warming, but exhaust fumes also contain other chemicals and particulates, which long term exposure to has been linked with cancer, asthma and other respiratory diseases.
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DRIVERS of stationary vehicles who leave their engines running for more than 30 seconds in Musselburgh’s most polluted streets will face an instant fine under new powers.
East Lothian Council has applied to the Scottish Government to be allowed to enforce legislation banning idling engines in a bid to crack down on air pollution in the town.
Continue reading Leave your engine on for 30 seconds and you’ll be fined – new powers set to come to East Lothian