Starting next August, drivers of the most polluting vehicles will have to pay $15 per day to enter an Ultra-Low Emissions Zone expanded to include all of metropolitan London, the British capital’s mayor recently announced. “Cleaner air is coming to Outer London. Today I’m announcing that we’re expanding the #ULEZ London-wide in a move that will bring cleaner air to five million more Londoners,” tweeted Mayor Sadiq Khan. The advocacy group Mums for Lungs, which has been campaigning for an expanded ULEZ since 2018, called the new policy a “huge win for health.” “Air pollution is affecting children before they’re even born, and giving them lifelong health issues. We welcome this move to further clean up London’s air,” the group added.

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