EAC slams government for playing down Heathrow environment impacts

A “step change” that had been sought on the regulation of noise, air quality and CO2 from Heathrow expansion has failed to materialise, say MPs

The government is failing on sustainability objectives for an expanded Heathrow Airport, say MPs. Photograph: tupungato/123RFThe government has not properly considered the environmental ramifications of a third runway at Heathrow and is trying to sneak out of a commitment to set up fully independent aviation noise regulator, say MPs.

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